Bhubaneswar, Oct 14 (LocalWire): The State government today said that it has seen a total of 15 more deaths of Coronavirus patients during treatment.
With the addition of the fresh cases, the total death toll in the state owing to the viral infection touched 1072.
“Regret to inform the demise of 15 COVID 19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the department said.
The new deaths were reported from 13 different districts.
Cuttack district reported the highest of three Coronavirus deaths.
Other districts which reported one death each included-Boudh, Khurda, Kalahandi, Ganjam, Raygada, Kendrapara, Kandhamal, Mayurbhanj, Puri and Sundergarh.
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with comorbidities. The youngest among them to die was a 25-year-old female from Mayurbhanj district who was suffering from compressive myelopathy.