Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (LocalWire): The state government today said that seven districts in total from across the state reported 10 new Coronavirus deaths.
“Regret to inform the demise of 10 Coronavirus positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the state health and family welfare department said in a statement.
With the addition of 10 more Coronavirus deaths, the total fatalities caused by the viral disease in the state touched 343.
The highest deaths of Coronavirus deaths were reported from Ganjam.
Other districts which reported the Coronavirus deaths included-Ganjam (2 deaths), Khurda (2), Cuttack (1), Bhadrak (1), Nayagarh (1), Jajpur (1) and Kandhamal (1).
The state on the other hand has seen a total of 53 deaths of Coronavirus patients, attributed to reasons other than Coronavirus.