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Another journalist loses battle with Covid-19

5/05/2021 at 7:29 AM

Bhubaneswar/ Vishakhapatnam, May 5: The deadly Coronavirus has claimed the life of another journalist from the state. Sumit Onka (34), a resident of Jeypore in Koraput district succumbed to the on Tuesday.

He was tested positive for Covid on April 22 and was admitted to a Covid Care Centre. Later, Onka was shifted to VIMS as his condition deteriorated.

Onka was working as a principal correspondent of a leading newspaper in Vishakhapatnam. He studied at JELC High School in Jeypore and graduated in B.Sc from VD College. He also got a masters degree in journalism from Central University at Koraput.

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