Bhubaneswar: COVID-19 has claimed the life of another journalist from Odisha. Sumit Onka, a native of Jeypore in Koraput district succumbed to coronavirus infection today.
He was working as a Principal Correspondent with ‘The Pioneer’ and was based at Vishakhapatnam.
Prior to this, Onka was working with Deccan Chronicle (Vishakhapatnam) and Orissa Post at Bhubaneswar. He was a student of Central University in Koraput. Onka passed away at a hospital in Vishakhapatnam, reports stated.
The media fraternity in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh have expressed deep condolences on the sad and untimely demise of the young journalist.