13-Yr-Old Boy Among 3 More COVID Casualties In Odisha, 2 From Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,373 on Friday with three more deaths due to the disease being confirmed in the last 24 hours.

According to the Health and Family Welfare department, a 13-year-old boy with no comorbidities died of the disease.

Here are the details of the deceased after an audit:

1. A 82-year-old female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Chronic Kidney Disease.

2. A 54-year-old Female of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Hypertension.

3. A 13-year-old male of Mayurbhanj district.

Notably, Odisha has reported 6,488 COVID deaths during the second wave against 1,876 in the first wave last year.

There were 134 casualties due to the disease in the state in October and 346 in September. Similarly, 2,056 fatalities were registered in August, while July saw 1,903 deaths, June 1,272 and May 737, said sources in the Health Department.

The second wave of the pandemic has claimed the lives of 45 children and adolescents in Odisha. As many as 13 of these deaths were reported between August 10 and 31.

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