Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 (LocalWire): The State government today said that 16 more patients of Coronavirus succumbed to the viral infection in the latest round of estimates.
With the addition of the new deaths, the total fatalities caused by the disease touched 940.
“Regret to inform of the demise of sixteen Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the government said in a statement.
A total of 10 districts reported the new deaths. The maximum Coronavirus deaths were reported from Balasore district which saw four new deaths.
Other districts which reported the new Coronavirus deaths included-Angul (1), Khurda (3), Cuttack (1), Boudh (1), Mayurbhanj (1), Nabarangpur (1), Nayagarh (1), Puri (1) and Subarnapur (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with some form of comorbidity. The youngest among them to die was a 32-year-old male patient from Balasdore who was diabetic.