A 72-year-old man from Jharpada locality in Bhubaneswar died of the coronavirus in Odisha: the first to succumb to the illness in the state, officers mentioned.
The man was admitted to AIIMS in the Odisha capital, on April 4, with criticism of respiratory misery.
The affected person who had a historical past of persistent hypertension died on April 6, the Health and Family Welfare division tweeted, including contact tracing and containment is happening.
Earlier throughout the day, a contemporary Covid-19 constructive case was additionally confirmed in Bhubaneswar.
The quantity of coronavirus circumstances in the state has gone up to 42.
Separate hospitals for Covid-19 sufferers, suspects
The Odisha authorities on Tuesday mentioned it has separated coronavirus sufferers from different sick individuals in the state-run medical amenities.
The state authorities made it clear as folks concern that they might get coronavirus an infection in the event that they go to hospitals.
“I assure people that there is no COVID-19 patient in any of the state-run medical colleges including SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack and other district headquarters hospitals. Therefore, people can freely visit government and private hospitals without fear,” mentioned Health and Family Welfare secretary N B Dhal.
Mandatory use of face masks in Odisha
Odisha has turn out to be the first state in India to make the use of face masks or “at least two layers” of fabric obligatory to cowl mouth whereas venturing out of the home.
The order will come to impact for all residents from 7 am on April 9 to include the coronavirus an infection.