Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (LocalWire): The Odisha government today said that the death toll owing to Coronavirus today touched 187 as 10 more patients succumbed to the viral infection.
“Regret to inform the demise of 10 Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” said a statement from the State Health and Family Welfare Department.
Most of the deceased were elderly while two patients even in their 40s also succumbed to the viral infection.
Half of the deaths were reported from Ganjam district alone.
Other cases were reported from districts like Khurda, Sundergarh and Gajapati.
The deaths reported from the state included-five deaths from Ganjam, Khurda (3 deaths), Sundergarh (1) and Gajapati (1).
The youngest among the deceased included a 40-year-male from Khurda district who had uncontrolled diabetes.