Bhubaneswar: Taking the COVID-19 death toll in Odisha to 29, report of the demise of two persons came today from Ganjam. The H&FW Department shared the sad news via Twitter.
The deceased are:
1: 66-year-old Male who was also a known case of Hypertension.
2: 40-year-old Male who was also suffering from Diabetes.
Regret to report the demise of two Covid positive cases.
A 66 year old Male of Ganjam district, who was also a known case of Hypertension.
A 40 year old Male of Ganjam district who was also suffering from Diabetes.
— H & FW Dept Odisha (@HFWOdisha) July 3, 2020
With this, the COVID-19 death toll in Ganjam district climbed to 17. Five deaths were reported from Khordha, four from Cuttack and one each was reported from Bargarh and Puri.
Eight other COVID-positive persons have also died, but these deaths were due to other diseases, reported the official website of Odisha Health Department.