Bhubaneswar, Oct 10(LocalWire): The State Health and Family Welfare Department today said that the total fatalities caused by Coronavirus in the state today crossed 1000 benchmark.
With the addition of 15 more Coronavirus deaths, the total deaths in the state today touched 1006.
“Regret to inform of the demise of fifteen Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of 10 districts reported the new deaths.
The highest of five deaths were reported from Khurda district alone.
Other districts which reported the new deaths included-Cuttack (2 deaths), Balasore (1), Bolangir (1), Ganjam (1), Jagatsinghpur (1), Jajpur (1), Kendrapara (1), Mayurbhanj (1) and Sundergarh (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with comorbidities.
The youngest among them was a 37-year-old male from Mayurbhanj district.