Bhubaneswar, July 29 (LocalWire): The State government today said that five more Coronavirus patients succumbed to the viral infection in the state.
“Regret to inform the demise of five Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the statement from the health department said.
With the inclusion of five more deaths, the total cases of the Coronavirus deaths in the state touched 159 by today morning.
The new deaths were reported from five different districts.
These included one death each reported from Ganjam, Kalahandi, Malkangiri, Balasore and Puri districts.
Most of the deceased were above the age of 50 years except a 46-year-old male patient from Balasore district who was suffering from Diabetes and hypertension.