With a total of 9 deaths today in the state, the death tally has now risen to 225 on Wednesday, informed the Department of Health and Family Welfare.
Ganjam district registered the highest number of fatalities with 5 deaths. Among the dead were a 52-year-old woman and four other men found to be 42, 53, 59 and 63 years of age respectively. In addition, the total death toll in Ganjam has risen to 117. In similar turn of events, a 60-year-old woman from Khordha, a 55-year-old man from Sundargarh, a 27-year-old man from Gajapati and a 21-year-old man from Keonjhar died today.