Bhubaneswar, Sept 4 (LocalWire): The state government today said that the state added nine more deaths of Coronavirus patients who lost their lives due to the infection.
The State Health Department said that with the addition of nine more deaths, the total fatalities caused by the disease touched 531 by today morning.
“Regret to inform the demise of nine Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said.
A total of five districts reported the maximum deaths. Khurda district reported the maximum deaths.
The districts which reported the new Coronavirus deaths included-Bolangir (2 deaths), Cuttack (2), Khurda (2), Ganjam (2) and Bolangir (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and with pre-existing comorbidities.
The youngest to die was a 18-year-old Bolangir man who was suffering from sickle cell disorder.