4 More COVID Casualties In Odisha; 2 From Nabarangpur District

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,242 on Saturday with four more deaths being confirmed in the last 24 hours.

According to Health department sources, two deaths were reported from Nabarangpur district and one each from Jagatsinghpur and Balangir.

Here are the details of the deceased in different districts after an audit:

1. A 62-year-old male of Balangir who was also suffering from hypertension & schizophrenia.

2. A 70-year-old female of Jagatsinghpur.

3. A 39-year-old male of Nabarangapur.

4. A 42-year-old male of Nabarangapur who was also suffering from diabetes mellitus & hypertension.

Notably, Odisha has reported 6,358 COVID deaths during the second wave against 1,876 the previous 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 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.

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