With 10 more fatalities, COVID-19 death toll rises to 130 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: COVID-19 death toll increased to 130 in Odisha with 10 more patients succumbed to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours, informed State Health & Family Welfare dashboard.

“Regret to inform the demise of 10 Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” State H&FW tweeted.

While 3 patients died of COVID-19 in Ganjam district, the deadly virus claimed 7 more lives (2 each in Balasore and Sundargarh districts, 1 each in Gajapati, Jharsuguda, and Rayagada districts) on July 24.

The updated data by the Department showed that the deceased persons were in the age groups between 30 and 61. While three patients were in their 30s of age, five persons passed away due to coronavirus infection were aged about 60 and 61. The remaining two succumbed at the age of 47 and 54 respectively. In the list of deceased persons released today, one is a woman, who died after battling with the virus.

Among the districts, Jharsuguda registered its maiden COVID-19 death case today.

Following deaths reported from 6 districts — Ganjam, Balasore, Sundargarh, Gajapati, Jharsuguda and Rayagada — the total fatality number in those districts now reached 73, 2, 4, 8, 1 and 4 respectively.

Here’re details shared by the State H&FW Department on 10 fresh deaths:
  1. 54-year old male of Sundergarh district who was also suffering from Diabetes.
  2. 37-year old male of Gajapati district who was also suffering from Diabetes and Hypertension.
  3. 37-year old male of Balasore district who was also suffering from Spondyloarthropathy with immunosupression.
  4.   30-year old male of Ganjam district who was also suffering from Diabetes and Hypertension.
  5.   60-year old male of Ganjam district.
  6.   61-year old male of Jharsuguda district.
  7.   60-year old male of Sundergarh district.
  8.   60-year old male of Ganjam district.
  9.   60-year old female of Balasore district who was also suffering from Diabetes and Obesity.
  10.   47-year old male of Rayagada district who was also suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Obesity.

Moreover, 1320 cases new COVID-19 confirmed cases have been reported in Odisha from 24 districts in the last 24 hours. Out of fresh cases, 887 have been detected from quarantine centres and 433 are local contacts.

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