Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (LocalWire): The state government today said that nine more Coronavirus patients in the state succumbed to the viral infection in the latest estimate.
“Regret to inform the demise of Nine COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the health department said in a statement.
The State Health and Family Welfare Department said that with the addition of nine more deaths, the toll due to Coronavirus deaths touched 314 in the state today.
The new deaths were reported from five different districts.
However the maximum cases were reported from Ganjam district alone.
The new deaths were reported from Ganjam (3 deaths), Cuttack (2), Kandhamal (1), Mayurbhanj (2) and Sundergarh (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly except for one 36-year-old male patient of Ganjam district.