Bhubaneswar/Surat, April 15: A 30-year-old migrant worker from Odisha succumbed to Covid-19 on Wednesday while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Surat, Gujarat, officials said.
According to reports, Arun Kumar Biswal, a resident of Kabisuryanagar in Odisha’s Ganjam distrct, was staying at Pandesara in Surat and working at a spinning mill in the city.
Arun had tested positive for Covid-19 on April 6. Subsequently, he was admitted to a COVID hospital in the city.
The migrant worker succumbed to the virus yesterday while undergoing treatment at the Hospital.
Sources said, at least 14 migrant workers from Odisha have lost their lives due to Covid-19 in Surat in last 15 days.
On Wednesday, Surat district recorded as many as 1655 fresh Covid-19 cases and 25 deaths due to the virus.