Bhubaneswar, Sept 19 (LocalWire): The State Health and Family department today said that the toll due to Coronavirus infection in the state touched 691 with the latest series of deaths.
The department said that the state in the latest estimates reported nine more deaths of Coronavirus patients in the state.
“Regret to inform the demise of nine COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of eight districts reported the new cases.The highest casualties were reported from Bargarh district which saw two deaths.
Other districts which reported one death each included-Bhadrak, Bolangir, Cuttack, Gajapati, Puri, Raygada and Sambalpur.
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with some comorbidity.
The youngest to die was a 37-year-old male from Gajapti who was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.