Bhubaneswar, Sept 29 (LocalWire): The State Health and Family Welfare department today said that 15 more patients of Coronavirus succumbed to the viral infection in Odisha.
With the addition of the new deaths, the total cases of reported Coronavirus deaths in the state touched 828.
“Regret to inform the demise of 15 COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of eight districts reported the new deaths. Most coronavirus deaths were reported from Khurda and Balasore district which saw 3 deaths each.
Other districts which reported new Coronavirus deaths included-Bolangir (1), Cuttack (3), Jharsuguda (1), Nabarangpur (1), Puri (2) and Sundergarh (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly with existing comorbidities.
The youngest among them to die was a 40-year-old from Cuttack with no-comorbidities.