Odisha

46-Year-Old Woman From Khurda Among 2 Fresh COVID Deaths In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,426 on Wednesday with two more deaths being confirmed in the last 24 hours.

According to the Health Department, a 65-year-old woman from Cuttack district was one of the victims. She was also suffering from hypertension and diabetes mellitus.

Another 46-year-old woman from Khurda district, who was suffering from hypertension, asthma and diabetes mellitus, also died of COVID-19.

Odisha has reported 6,550 COVID deaths during the second wave against 1,876 in the first wave last year.

There were 80 casualties in the state in November, 134 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 48 children and adolescents in Odisha. As many as 13 of these deaths were reported between August 10 and 31.

OB Bureau

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