Bhubaneswar, Oct 13 (LocalWire): The State government today said that it has seen the demise of 17 more Coronavirus patients who were under treatment.
As per the government reports, with the addition of the new Coronavirus deaths, the total fatalities owing to the pandemic today touched 1057.
“Regret to inform the demise of seventeen COVID 19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of 10 districts reported the 17 new deaths.
Mayurbhanj district reported the maximum of four new deaths.
Other districts which reported the new deaths included-Balasore (1), Bolangir (1), Khurda (3), Jagatsinghpur (1), Jharsuguda (1), Kendrapara (1), Puri (2), Sambalpur (1), Sundergarh (2).
Most of the deceased were elderly with no morbidities.
The youngest among them to die was a 45-year from Balasore who was diabetic.