Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (LocalWire): The state government today said that the death toll owing to Coronavirus infection crossed 200 today as 10 more patients succumbed to the infection.
“Regret to inform of the demise of 10 Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” a statement from the state health department said.
With the addition of 10 more cases, the total death toll in the state touched 207 by today morning.
The government said that the maximum number of the deceased were elderly.
The youngest among them to die of the disease was a 48-year-old diabetic male female patient from Ganjam.
The districts which reported the deaths included-Ganjam (3 deaths), Khurda (1), Malkangiri (1), Rayagada (2), Kalahandi (1) and Gajapati (2).