Bhubaneswar, Sept 5 (LocalWire): The state government today said that a total of seven more Coronavirus patients succumbed to viral infection in the latest government records.
The State Health and Family Welfare Department said that with the addition of seven more deaths, the total fatalities caused by the pandemic touched 538 by today morning.
The department in a statement said, “Regret to inform of the demise of seven Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,”
A total of six districts reported the new deaths while Khurda district reported the maximum new deaths.
The districts which reported the new deaths included-Khurda (2 deaths) while one death each is reported from districts like Cuttack, Bolangir, Malkangiri, Sundergarh, Ganjam and Cuttack.
Most of the deceased were elderly with existing comorbidities except one 13-year-old male child from Malkangiri who was suffering from blood cancer.