Bhubaneswar, Aug 20 (LocalWire): The State government today said that the total fatalities caused by Coronavirus in the state touched 380 as more patients succumbed to the viral infection.
The State Health and Family Welfare Department said that it has seen eight more deaths of Coronavirus patients from across the state in the latest estimates.
“Regret to inform the demise of eight COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” a statement from the health department said.
Out of the eight Coronavirus deaths, maximum deaths were reported from Ganjam district alone.
The districts which reported the new Coronavirus deaths included-Ganjam (4 deaths), Khurda (1), Cuttack (1), Puri (1) and Dhenkanal (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and above 50 years of age. Most of them had existing comorbidities.