Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 (LocalWire): The state government today said that the death toll due to Coronavirus touched 296 as more patients succumbed to the viral infection.
The latest estimate of the health department said that a total of 10 more Coronavirus patients lost their lives due to the viral infection.
“Regret to inform the demise of 10 Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” a statement from the health department said.
The deceased hailed from six different districts.
The maximum casualties were reported from Ganjam and khurda districts.
The districts which reported the Coronavirus cases included-Ganjam (3 deaths), Khurda (3), Balasore (1), Puri (1), Raygada (1) and Sundergarh 1).