Bhubaneswar: The threat of coronavirus epidemic has also not been averted in some states of India. While new cases of infection in Kerala are not going down, Odisha is shocked at the number of corona deaths. Odisha has reported 30 percent of the total corona deaths in the last 30 days alone. In the last two months, the figure has increased to 51 percent.
Health department officials say more than 300 deaths are yet to be audited. The Covid Death Audit is likely to be completed in the next 10 days. In Odisha, 67 percent of the total corona deaths have been reported during the second wave. A total of 8 people died from corona on July 1, taking the total death toll to 4,018. In just 28 days, 1,685 people have lost their lives due to infection. This figure is 30 percent of the total corona deaths and 44 percent of deaths reported during the second wave.
In May, 660 people died of the corona, compared to 1,272 in June. The audit of corona deaths will be completed in the next few days. Odisha has received 1,703 new corona cases on Wednesday. There were 1,969 recoverers and 69 deaths. This has been followed by a total of 17,411 active cases and 5,703 deaths. According to media reports, there were a total of 9,69,185 corona cases in the state on Monday. It was earlier decided to extend the lockdown in Odisha till July 16. However, the government had decided to give additional relief to the people.