--Odisha loses 65 more lives; highest 20 in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, Jul 14: Covid19 claimed 65 more lives in Odisha, taking the State’s death toll to 4,795, according to the State Covid dashboard updated at 8.40 am on Wednesday.
According to the list of deaths tweeted by the Health and Family Welfare Department today, highest 20 deaths were reported from Khordha district (all in Bhubaneswar), followed by Bargarh 10, Sundargarh seven, Puri six, Nabarangpur four, Gajapati three, Balasore, Ganjam, Jharsuguda, Kandhamal and Mayurbhanj two each and Angul, Bhadrak, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur and Kalahandi reported one death each.
The department noted that the list does not reflect deaths occurring on a particular day. “It gives details of past deaths for which the death audit process has been duly completed and the cause of death has been identified as due to Covid-19,” tweeted the department.