Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (LocalWire): The State Health and Family Welfare Department today said that it has seen deaths of 13 more Coronavirus patients in the latest estimate.
The department claimed that with the addition of the new cases, the total cases in the state touched 1168.
“Regret to inform the demise of 13 COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of eight districts reported the new Coronavirus deaths. Mayurbhanj district reported the highest of four deaths alone.
Other districts which reported the new deaths included-Balasore (1 death), Puri (2), Angul (1), Khurda (2), Kandhamal (1), Bolangir (1) and Nuapada(1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with some co-morbidities.
The youngest among them to die was a 23-year-male from Bolangir district.