Bhubaneswar, Oct 23 (LocalWire) : The State government today said that the total fatalities caused by Coronavirus in the state today crossed 1200 with new deaths.
The government said that it has reported 18 fresh Coronavirus deaths from across the state in the latest estimates.
With the inclusion of the new deaths, the total deaths in the state touched 1214.
“Regret to inform the demise of 18 COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals, ” a statement by the health department said.
A total of nine districts reported the new deaths. The highest of three deaths each were reported from Angul district, Gajapati and Khurda district alone.
Other districts which reported the new deaths included-included-Bhadrak (1), Dhenkanal (1), Jajpur (2), Mayurbhanj (2), Malkangiri (1), Nabarangpur (1) and Puri (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with comorbidities. The youngest among them to die was a 35-year-old from Khurda district.