Four More Succumb COVID-19 In Odisha; 2 From Cuttack
Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8118 on Thursday after four more deaths were confirmed due to the disease in the last 24 hours.
Among them, two are from Cuttack.
Here are the details of the deceased after an audit:
1.A 40 years old female of Cuttack District.
2.A 83 years old male of Cuttack district who was also suffering from Cerebro Vascular Accident and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
3.A 75 years old female of Jagatsinghpur district.
4.A 78 years old male of Jajpur district who was also suffering from Hypertension & Coronary Artery Disease.
Notably, Odisha has reported 6,234 COVID deaths during the second wave as against 1,876 the previous year.
Around 6,000 fatalities were added in August, which saw around 66 deaths a day, on an average, while it was 61 in July and 42 in June.
Similarly, 2,056 fatalities were registered last month, while July saw 1,903 deaths, June (1,272) and May (737), Health Department sources said.
The second wave of the pandemic has claimed the lives of 39 children and adolescents in Odisha. As many as 13 of these deaths were reported between August 10 and 31.