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Odisha reports 68 new Covid cases

Bhubaneswar, June 26 (UNI) The Active Covid cases in Odisha surged to 431 during the last 24 hours, the state Information and Public relations Department said here on Sunday.
The state reported 68 new positive cases on June 25 taking the cumulative tally to 12,89,259. While 40 cases were reported in quarantine 28 were local contact cases. The new cases included 12 cases in the age group of 0-18.
Khurdha district reported 34 cases, the highest in the state followed by Cuttack six.
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18 Aug 2022 | 10:47 PM

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Two suspected Al Qaeda members arrested

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18 Aug 2022 | 10:09 PM

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Five lakh people in Odisha affected in current flood, 2 55 lakh marooned: SRC

18 Aug 2022 | 10:06 PM

Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (UNI) Around five lakh people in 2066 villages of 71 blocks in 13 districts are affected by the current flood, Odisha Special Relief Commissioner P K Jena said here on Thursday.

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