Bhubaneswar, April 16: The second wave of Covid in Odisha has claimed its first victim among the journalist community. Jatish Khamari of Patnagarh in Balangir, correspondent of an Odia daily succumbed to Covid on Thursday night.
He was 46.
According to reports, Khamari had tested positive for the virus past few days ago.
He was admitted to Patnagarh hospital and then shifted to Bhim Bhoi Medical College and Hospital in Balangir for advanced treatment.
Later, his condition worsened and he was shifted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.
On Thursday night, the Covid warrior succumbed to the virus at around 10 pm.