Bhubaneswar, Sept 7 (LocalWire): The State government today said that a total of 10 more Coronavirus positive patients succumbed to the viral infection as per the latest government records.
It said that with the addition of 10 more cases, the total cases of Coronavirus deaths in the state touched 556.
“Regret to inform the demise of 10 COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of eight districts reported the new cases. Ganjam reported the maximum new cases.
The districts which reported the new Coronavirus deaths included-Ganjam (3 deaths) and one death each was reported from districts like Khurda, Balasore, Cuttack, Kalahandi, Koraput, Nayagarh and Raygada.
Large number of deceased were in their 50s. The youngest to die was a 38-year-old man from Ganjam with no comorbidities.