Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,296 on Wednesday with two more deaths being confirmed in the last 24 hours.
According to Health department sources, a one-month-old baby with no comorbidity died of COVID in Nayagarh district.
Here are the details of the deceased in different districts after an audit:
- A 84-year-old female of Jagatsinghpur.
- A 1-month-year-old male child of Nayagarh.
Notably, Odisha has reported 6,411 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.