The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Odisha rose to eight after a 63-year-old male patient of Khordha district succumbed to the virus, informed the Health Department on Friday.
He was a chronic patient of diabetes and other underlying comorbidities.
“Regret to inform that a 63-year-old male patient of Khordha district who had tested positive for Covid, passed away while under treatment in hospital. He was a chronic patient of diabetes and other underlying comorbidities,” tweeted the Health department.
Odisha on Friday reported 130 Coronavirus positive cases taking the total count to 2,608. Out of the total cases, 124 were reported from quarantine and six are local contacts.
The active cases stand at 1,117 while 1,481 persons have recovered so far in the state.