Bhubaneswar, July 31 (LocalWire): The state government today said that a 12-year-old Coronavirus patient in the state died in Keonjhar district due to acute peritonitis (inflammation of abdominal cavity lining).
The government has attributed the death of the Coronavirus patient to ‘reasons other than Corona’.
Meanwhile the government said that eight more Coronavirus patients from the state succumbed to the viral infection in the latest estimate.
Out of the eight new cases, three were reported from Ganjam district alone.
With the detection of new cases the total fatalities caused by the disease touched 177.
The new deaths were reported from four districts.
These include-Ganjam (4 deaths), Nayagarh (1), Sundergarh (1), Khurda (1) and Gajapati (1).
Most of the cases were reported from the elderly, except one from a 45-year-old male patient from Ganjam district.