Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 (LocalWire): The State Health Department today said that it has seen the demise of 15 more Coronavirus patients who succumbed to the viral infection in the latest round of sample testing.
The department said that with the addition of the new deaths, the total deaths owing to the infection today touched 907.
“Regret to inform of the demise of 15 Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of 10 districts reported the new deaths. Cuttack and Khurda districts reported the highest of three deaths each,
Other districts which reported the new Coronavirus deaths included-Boudh (1), Dhenkanal (1), Jagatsinghpur (1), Kendrapara (2), Keonjhar (1)¸Koraput (1), Malkangiri ((1) and Sambalpur (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with some kind of co-morbidities.
The youngest among them to die was a 48-year-old male from Kendrapara district.