Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (LocalWire): Odisha government today said that 15 more patients of Coronavirus succumbed to the infection in the state in the latest estimates.
The government said that with the addition of 15 more Coronavirus deaths, the total deaths in the state owing to the infection touched 1196.
“Regret to inform the demise of 15 more Coronavirus patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of nine districts reported the new deaths. Angul reported four deaths from the district.
Other districts which reported the new deaths included-Dhenkanal (2 deaths), Sundergarh (1), Cuttack (1), Khurda (2), Mayurbhanj (3), Subarnapur (2) and Puri (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with co-morbidities.
The youngest among them to die was a 29-year-old female patient from Rourkela.