Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,122 on Friday after four more deaths were confirmed due to the disease in the last 24 hours.
Among them, one is from Bhubaneswar.
Here are the details of the deceased after an audit:
1.A 60 years old Male of Bhadrak District.
2.A 79 years old Male of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Parkinsons & Seizure Disorder.
3.A 70 years old Female of Cuttack District who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.
4.A 70 years old Male of Jagatsinghpur District who was also suffering from Psychiatric Illness.
Notably, Odisha has reported 6,238 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.