Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 (LocalWire): The state government today said that a 21-year-old patient of Coronavirus hailing from Keonjhar district succumbed to the viral infection.
The State Health Department today said that the young deceased was among the nine Coronavirus patients who succumbed to the global pandemic yesterday.
“Regret to inform of the demise of nine Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals.
This included a 21-year-old male patient of Keonjhar district who was also suffering from Diabetes (Type-I),” a statement from the department said.
Another young patient who lost his life to Corona was a 27-year-old male patient from Gajapati district.
The department didn’t disclose if he had some comorbidities or not.
The government data claimed that with the addition of nine more Coronavirus deaths, the total fatalities caused by the disease touched 225 in the state.
The deaths were reported from five districts-Ganjam (5 deaths), Sundergarh (1), Gajapati (1), Khurda (1) and Keonjhar (1).