Two More Die of COVID In Odisha, One From Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The COVID-19 toll in Odisha touched 8,393 on Sunday with two more deaths confirmed in the last 24 hours.

According to the Health & Family Welfare Department, one of the victims was a 58-year-old man from Bhubaneswar who was also suffering from diabetes mellitus and acute kidney infection.

Another victim was a 87-year-old man from Khurda district with no comorbidities.

Odisha has reported 6,508 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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