31-Yr-Old Of Bhubaneswar Among 4 More COVID Casualties In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,340 on Monday with four more deaths due to the deadly disease being confirmed in the last 24 hours.


According to the Health & Family Welfare Department, one death each has been reported from Bhubaneswar, Balasore, Jagatsinghpur and Puri districts.

Here are the details of the deceased after an audit:

1.A 61 years old male of Balasore district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Chronic Kidney Disease.

2.A 31 years old male of Bhubaneswar.

3.A 66 years old male of Jagatsinghpur district.

4.A 85 years old male of Puri district.

Notably, Odisha has reported 6,455 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 43 children and adolescents in Odisha. As many as 13 of these deaths were reported between August 10 and 31.

Also Read: Odisha Reports 327 New COVID Cases, Drastic Fall In Testing

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