Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (LocalWire): The State Health and Family Welfare Department today said that a total of nine more Coronavirus patients succumbed to the viral infection as per latest government records.
With the inclusion of nine more Coronavirus deaths from the state, the total deaths caused by the global pandemic in the state touched 362 by today morning.
“Regret to inform the demise of nine COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the health department said in a statement.
The deaths were reported from six districts while Ganjam reported the maximum new Coronavirus deathws.
The deceased belong to districts like-Ganjam (3 deaths), Khurda (1), Raygada (2), Sambalpur (1), Malkangiri (1) and Balasore (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly with comorbidities except one 42-year-old patient from Sambalpur district.