Bhubaneswar, July 14 (LocalWire): The state government today said that it has witnessed the death of an one-year-old kid from Sundergarh district who was infected with Coronavirus.
The state government today said that the child who was infected with the virus died due to reasons other than Coronavirus.
The government attributed his death due to Gangliosidosis.
The disease is characterised as disorder of lipid storages in the body.
“Regret to inform that a 1-year 3 months old baby of Sundargarh district who was also Covid positive, passed away due to GM 1 Gangliosidosis,” the department said.
The government on the other hand claimed that four other persons died due to Coronavirus infection.
“Regret to inform the demise of four Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
The department said that out of the four Coronairus deceased, three were above 70 years of age.
The department said that those who died had different comorbidities like cancer, diabetes and heart diseases.
With the latest deaths of Coronavirus patients, the total Coronavirus deaths in the state touched 74 while 22 people Coronavirus patients are said to have died due to reasons other than the global pandemic.