Bhubaneswar, September 7: Ten more persons died due to coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the State’s Covid-19 toll to 556 on Sunday.
“Regret to inform of the demise of ten Covid positive patients while under treatment in hospitals,” tweeted the Family and Health Welfare Department.
The deceased included nine males and one female. While three persons died in Gajam district, one each succumbed to the disease in Balasore, Khurda, Cuttack, Kalahandi, Korapur, Nayagrah and Rayagada.
According to the Department, three of the deceased had no other health complications while the seven were suffering from diabetes or/and other disease/s, besides being infected with the virus.
The deceased were identified as 56-year-old male of Balasore was also suffering from diabetes, 53-year-old male of Bhubaneswar, 70-year-old female of Cuttack was also suffering from brain tumour, 38-year-old male of Ganjam district, 52-year-old male of Ganjam district was also suffering from diabetes, 59-year-old male of Ganjam district was also suffering from diabetes & hypertension, 55-year-old male of Kalahandi district was also suffering from diabetes, hypertension & chronic kidney disease, 70-year-old male of Koraput district, 55-year-old male of Nayagarh district was also suffering from diabetes & hypertension and 60-year-old male of Rayagada district was also suffering from diabetes & hypertension.