Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,312 on Monday with three more deaths being confirmed in the last 24 hours.
According to Health Department sources, three men with comorbidities have succumbed to the deadly disease.
Here are the details of the deceased after an audit:
1.A 76 years old male of Bhadrak district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.
2.A 60 years old male of Keonjhar district who was also suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease & Hypertension.
3.A 70 years old male of Mayurbhanj district who was also suffering from Chronic Kidney Disease, Anemia, Gross Ascitis.
Notably, Odisha has reported 6,427 COVID deaths during the second wave against 1,876 in the first wave last year.
There were 346 casualties due to the disease in the state 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 42 children and adolescents in Odisha. As many as 13 of these deaths were reported between August 10 and 31.