Bhubaneswar, Sept 15 (LocalWire): The state health department today said that it has seen eight more cases of Coronavirus deaths in the latest round of sample testing.
With the inclusion of the new deaths, the total fatalities caused by the disease touched 645.
“Regret to inform the demise of eight COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said.
The highest of three deaths were reported from Cuttack district alone.
Other districts which reported one death each included-Boudh, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Sambalpur and Subarnapur.
Most of the deceased were elderly with existing comorbidities.
The youngest to die was a 45-year male from Cuttack district without any comorbidity.