Bhubaneswar, Sept 1 (LocalWire): The State Health Department today said a total of 11 new patients of Coronavirus succumbed to the viral infection.
With the detection of 11 new cases, the total toll owing to Coronavirus touched 503 today.
“Regret to inform the demise of eleven Coronavirus positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of eight districts reported the new Coronavirus deaths. The highest cases were reported from Khurda district.
The districts which reported the fresh Coronavirus deaths included-Khurda (2 deaths), Puri (2), Mayurbhanj (2), Cuttack (1), Ganjam (1), Jagatsinghpur (1), Kandhamal (1) and Raygada (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with co-morbidities.
The youngest among the deceased was a 35-year-old male from Jagatsinghpur district who was suffering from chronic kidney disease.