Bhubaneswar, Sept 24 (LocalWire): The State government today said that the total fatalities caused by Coronavirus in the state touched 752 with the addition of fresh deaths.
The State Health and Family Welfare Department today said that 16 more patients of Coronavirus succumbed to the viral infection in the latest government records.
“Regret to inform the demise of sixteen COVID19 positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” the health department said in a statement.
The highest new Coronavirus deaths were reported from Khurda district which saw five new deaths from the disease.’
Other districts which reported the new Coronavirus deaths included-Kendrapara (2 deaths), Mayurbhanj (1), Nayagarh (1), Puri (4), Rayagada (1) and Subarnapur (1).
Most of the deceased were elderly and living with co-morbidities.
The youngest to die was a 39-year-old male patient from Puri district who was suffering from hypertension and kidney disease.