Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (LocalWire): The State Health and Family Welfare Department today said that the nine more patients of Coronavirus succumbed to the infection in the latest estimates.
With the addition of nine more Coronavirus deaths, the total toll in the state owing to the viral infection touched 428.
“Regret to inform the demise of nine COVID 19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the health department said in a statement.
A total of seven districts reported the new Coronavirus deaths from across the state.
The districts which reported the new Coronavirus deaths included-Balasore (1 death), Khurda (1), Bolangir (1), Cuttack (1), Ganjam (2), Sundergarh (2) and Gajapati (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly with existing comorbidities. The youngest to die was a 39-year-old male of Cuttack district who was also suffering from Diabetes and Hypertension.