Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,282 on Saturday with three more deaths being confirmed in the last 24 hours.
According to Health department sources, one death has been reported from Khurda.
Here are the details of the deceased in different districts after an audit:
1. A 83-year-old female of Khurda who was also suffering from diabetes mellitus & hypertension.
2. A 49-year-old female of Puri who was also suffering from diabetes mellitus, hypertension & asthma.
3. A 80-year-old male of Sundargarh.
Notably, Odisha has reported 6,397 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 40 children and adolescents in Odisha. As many as 13 of these deaths were reported between August 10 and 31.