Bhubaneswar, Aug 7 (LocalWire): The state government today said that 12 more patients of Coronavirus in the state succumbed to the viral infection yesterday.
With the addition of 12 more cases, the state death toll due to the global pandemic touched 247 today.
The highest deaths were reported from Ganjam district which saw 3 deaths from Coronavirus.
Other districts which reported the deaths included-Sundergarh (3 deaths), Mayurbhanj (1), Bhadrak (1), Kendrapara (1), Dhenkanal (1), Sambalpur (1) and Gajapati district (1).
Although while most of the deceased were elderly, one 34-year-old patient from Gajapati district and one 36-year-old patient from Kendrapara also died of the viral disease. Both had chronic kidney disease.