Bhubaneswar, July 20 (LocalWire): The deaths owing to Coronavirus infection in the state touched 97 today with new cases of Coronavirus deaths reported from across the state.
The State Health and Family Welfare Department today said that six more patients of Coronavirus succumbed to the viral infection.
“Regret to inform the demise of six Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said today.
Most of the deaths were reported from Ganjam district.
The deceased included-70-year old male patient suffering from Diabetes and a 40-year old male patient from Ganjam, a 55-year old female patient of Gajapati district who was also suffering from Diabetes.
Others included a 42-year old male patient who was also suffering from Diabetes and a 54-year old male patient. Both were from Ganjam district.
With the new Coronavirus deaths, the total number of such deaths in Ganjam district alone have touched 64.
On the other hand four Coronavirus patients from the district who were infected with the disease also died due to reasons other than Coronavirus.