Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (LocalWire): The State Health and Family Welfare Department today said that it has seen deaths of 14 more Coronavirus patients in the latest estimate.
The department claimed that with the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the state touched 1135.
“Regret to inform the demise of fourteen COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of nine districts reported the new Coronavirus deaths.
Khurda district reported the highest of three deaths alone.
Other districts which reported the new deaths included-Cuttack (2 deaths), Mayurbhanj (1), Puri (1), Dhenkanal (1), Jagatsinghpur (2), Kandhamal (1), Bolangir (1) and Sambalpur (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with some co-morbidities.
The youngest among them to die was a 42-year-male from Bhubaneswar.