Bhubaneswar, Sept 3 (LocalWire): The State government today said that eight more Coronavirus patients from across the state have succumbed to viral infection in the latest estimates.
The department said that with the addition of the eight new cases, the total fatalities in the state touched 522.
“Regret to inform the demise of eight Coronavirus positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
A total of five districts reported the new cases. The highest cases were reported from Ganjam district.
The new Coronavirus deaths were reported from districts like-Ganjam (3 deaths), Cuttack (2), Balasore (1), Khurda (1) and Kandhamal (1).
Most of the deceased were elederly and living with co-morbidities. The youngest among them was a 45-year-old male patient from Ganjam with no-comorbidities.