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Odisha reports 8,520 new Covid-19 cases, Khordha tops in list with 2,262 positives

Bhubaneswar, 23/1/22:: Odisha reported 8,520 new Covid-19 cases including 937 minors in the last 24 hours, informed the health department today.

Out of the total positive cases, 4941 cases were from the quarantine centers, while 3579 cases were from the local contacts.

With 2262 new positives, Khordha reported the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

The district-wise cases were as follows:

1. Angul: 142

2. Balasore: 346

3. Bargarh: 141

4. Bhadrak: 112

5. Balangir: 217

6. Boudh: 86

7. Cuttack: 789

8. Deogarh: 75

9. Dhenkanal: 90

10. Gajapati: 98

11. Ganjam: 88

12. Jagatsinghpur: 165

13. Jajpur: 253

14. Jharsuguda: 118

15. Kalahandi: 226

16. Kandhamal: 100

17. Kendrapada: 134

18. Keonjhar: 126

19. Khurda: 2262

20. Koraput: 157

21. Malkangiri: 58

22. Mayurbhanj: 180

23. Nawarangpur: 192

24. Nayagarh: 216

25. Nuapada: 199

26. Puri: 149

27. Rayagada: 187

28. Sambalpur: 127

29. Sonepur: 89

30. Sundargarh: 932

31. State Pool: 466

About Editor in chief

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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