--Covid19 claims 66 more lives in Odisha
--State's death toll rises to 4,861
Bhubaneswar, Jul 15: Covid19 claimed 66 more lives in Odisha, taking the State’s death toll to 4,861, according to the State Covid dashboard updated at 8.43 am on Thursday.
The State had reported 65 fatalities yesterday.
According to the list of deaths tweeted by the Health and Family Welfare Department today, highest 21 deaths were reported from Khordha district (all in Bhubaneswar), followed by Bargarh and Sundargarh 10 each, Balasore eight, Sambalpur seven, Bhadrak and Mayurbhanj two each and Bolangir, Cuttack, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur, Kalahandi and Puri reported one 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.