Odisha COVID Deaths In Second Wave Cross 6500-Mark

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,386 on Thursday with three more deaths due to the deadly disease being confirmed in the last 24 hours.

According to Health & Family Welfare Department, one death each has been reported from Bhubaneswar, Puri and Sundargarh.

Here are the details of the deceased after an audit:

1.A 67 years old male of Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus & Hypertension.

2.A 75 years old male of Puri district.

3.A 79 years old female of Sundargarh district who was also suffering from Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension & Obesity.

Odisha has reported 6,501 COVID deaths during the second wave against 1,876 in the first wave last year.

There were 134 casualties in the state 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 46 children and adolescents in Odisha. As many as 13 of these deaths were reported between August 10 and 31.

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