Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
A 77-year-old Odisha man, who had tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on April 28, died on Tuesday night in a hospital in Bhubaneshwar, taking the toll in the state to two, officials said on Wednesday.
The man from Madhusudan Nagar area of Bhubaneshwar also had underlying comorbidities of hypertension, diabetes, and kidney disease, said health department officials.
He had reportedly been infected with Covid-19 virus from his son, who had earlier been infected.
The first death in Odisha due to Covid-19 was reported on April 5 when a 72-year-old man died during treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneshwar.