Bargarh, May 27: A man lost the battle against Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at a Covid Care Centre in the district on his wedding day.
The deceased, identified as Jibardhana Bhoi, a resident of Jugipali village under Atabira police limits, was working in Sambalpur and was on a seven-day leave for his wedding which was scheduled to be held on Thursday.
After returning home he tested positive for Covid-19 following which he was admitted to the Covid Care Centre in Bargarh. However, he succumbed to the virus at the hospital today.
A pall of gloom descended over the village after the tragic incident.