Bhubaneswar, Oct 7 (LocalWire): The State government today said that the total deaths owing to Coronavirus infection in the state touched 958 with the addition of new Coronavirus deaths.
The state health and family welfare department said that it has seen deaths of 18 more Coronavirus patients in the latest estimates.
“Regret to inform the demise of 18 COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said.
A total of 12 districts reported the new Coronavirus deaths.
The maximum deaths were reported from Balasore district which saw four deaths.
Other districts which reported the new Coronavirus deaths included-Sundergarh (2), Puri (2), Nayagarh (2), Boudh (1), Deogarh (1), Jajpur (1), Kandhamal (1), Khurda (1), Koraput (1) and Mayurbhanj (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with some comorbidities.
The youngest among them to die was a 55-year male from Mayurbhanj district.