Bhubaneswar: The death toll due to Covid-19 has increased to eight in Odisha, informed the health department on Friday.
A 63-year-old male patient of Khordha district, who had tested positive for COVID, passed away while under treatment in hospital, the department said.
“Regret to inform that a 63 year old male patient of Khordha district who had tested positive for Covid, passed away while under treatment in hospital. He was a chronic patient of diabetes and other underlying comorbidities,” tweeted the health department.
Odisha on Friday reported 130 Coronavirus positive cases. Out of this, 124 were reported from quarantine and six are local contacts.