Bhubaneswar/ Phulbani, Sep 29: One more journalist succumbed to Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday.
The deceased scribe has been identified as Tarini Padhi, district correspondent of leading Odia daily Prameya.
Padhi was admitted to the hospital after he tested positive for the deadly virus and on Tuesday succumbed to Covid-19 over a week-long battle with the infection.
He had worked at many places in the state, including Balasore, Jeypore and Nabarangpur.
Before his death, the senior journalist had posted an emotional post on Facebook and asked his well-wishers, not to inquire about his health condition as he was getting emotional.
A pal of gloom has descended among the journalists over the demise of Padhi.