Bhuvbaneswar, Oct 19 (LocalWire): The state health and family welfare department today said that it has seen a total of 17 more new Coronavirus deaths in the latest estimates.
The department claimed that with the addition of the new cases, the total cases of deaths owing to the infection touched 1152.
“Regret to inform the demise of 17 COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
According to the government, the maximum deaths were reported from Cuttack district which saw three deaths.
A total of 10 districts reported the new Coronavirus deaths in the latest information given by the government.
Other districts which reported the new Coronavirus deaths included-Bhubaneswar (3 deaths), Bolangir (2), Jagatsinghpur (1), Subarnapur (2), Nuapada (1), Jharsuguda (2), Boudh (1), Bargarh (1) and Mayurbhanj (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with some form of comorbidities.
The youngest among them to die was a 41-year-old male from Cuttack district.