Bhubaneswar, Aug 28 (LocalWire): The State Health and Family Welfare Department today said that a total of eight more Coronavirus patients succumbed to the viral infection in the latest estimates.
The department claims that with the addition of eight more deaths owing to the infection, the total fatalities caused by the disease touched 456 in the latest government figures.
“Regret to inform the demise of eight Coronavirus positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the state health department said.
The maximum deaths were reported from Khurda and Ganjam districts.
A total of six districts reported the new Coronavirus deaths.
The new Coronavirus deaths were reported from districts like-Ganjam (2 deaths), Khurda (2), Bargarh (1), Bhadrak (1), Bolangir (1), Raygada (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and having existing co-morbidities.
The youngest among the deceased was a 45-year-old male from Ganjam district who was suffering from Diabetes.