Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (LocalWire): The state government today said that 10 more Coronavirus patients from the state succumbed to the viral infection in the latest estimate.
The government said that with the addition of 10 more deaths, the total death toll owing to the viral disease touched 372 in the state.
“Regret to inform the demise of 10 COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” a statement from the department said.
A total of five districts reported the latest Coronavirus deaths. The highest cases were reported from Ganjam district.
The latest Coronavirus deceased belonged to-Ganjam (4 cases), Khurda (2), Sundergarh (2), Bhadrak (1) and Bargarh (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with comorbidities.
The state however also saw deaths of two persons in their 30s.
The youngest deceased was a 30-year-old female from Bhadrak who was also suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease.