Bhubaneswar, Sept 18 (LocalWire): The State Health and Family Welfare Department today said that it has seen 13 more deaths of Coronavirus patients in the latest round of estimates.
The health department claims that with the addition of the new deaths, the total fatalities caused by the viral disease in the state touched 682.
“Regret to inform of the demise of thirteen Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said in a statement.
The maximum of three deaths were reported from Khurda district while it was followed by Puri which saw two deaths.
Other districts which reported Coronavirus deaths included-Bargarh (1), Bolangir (1), Cuttack (1), Gajapati (1), Kandhamal (1), Kendrapara (2) and Mayurbhanj (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with co-morbidities.
The youngest to die among them included a 25-year-old patient from Bargarh with no comorbidities.