Bhubaneswar, Oct 3 (LocalWire): The State Health and Family Welfare department said that the total fatalities caused by the Coronavirus in the state touched 892 with the new deaths.
The department said that in the latest estimates, a total of 17 persons succumbed to the viral infection.
A statement from the department said, “Regret to inform the demise of seventeen COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,”
The highest of three deaths were reported from Balasore district while a total of 10 districts reported the new Coronavirus deaths.
Other districts which reported the new deaths included-Bhadrak (1 death), Dhenkanal (3), Ganjam (1), Jagatsinghour (2), Jajpur (1), Khurda (2), Nayagarh (1) and Puri (2).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with some form of comorbidities.
The youngest among them to die was a 36-year-old male from Dhenkanal who was suffering from Chronic liver disease.