Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,298 on Thursday with two more deaths being confirmed in the last 24 hours.
According to Health Department sources, an elderly woman of Bhubaneswar with no comorbidity is the latest casualty of the disease.
Here are the details of the deceased after an audit:
1.A 80 years old female of Bhubaneswar
2.A 72 years old male of Sundargarh District.
Notably, Odisha has reported 6,413 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 41 children and adolescents in Odisha. As many as 13 of these deaths were reported between August 10 and 31. Death of a month old baby boy of Nayagarh district was confirmed on Wednesday.