Bhubaneswar, Oct 02 (LocalWire): The State Health Department today said that it has seen a total of 16 more deaths owing to the Coronavirus infection from across the state.
With the addition of 16 more deaths, the death toll in the state touched 875 by today morning.
The government in a statement said, “Regret to inform the demise of sixteen COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,”
The 16 deaths were reported from seven different districts with the Khurda district reporting the maximum new deaths.
The department claimed that Khurda district has reported a total of six deaths alone.
Other districts which reported the new deaths included-Balasore (2 deaths), Bargarh (1), Cuttack (2), Jagatsinghpur (1), Kalahandi (1) and Nayagarh (3).
Most of the deceased were elderly with existing comorbidities. The youngest among them to die was a 32-year-old male patient from Kalahandi with no comorbidities.