Bhubaneswar, May 28: A sepoy of the seventh Battalion succumbed to Covid-19 on Thursday even after taking the second jab of Covaxin.
The deceased Jawan has been identified as Hemanta Kumar Pradhan who was associated with Chandaka police under Commissionerate of police, Bhubaneswar.
Sources said, Pradhan was tested Covid positive on May 15 and was in home isolation. Later, he was admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar on May 20 as his health condition deteriorated. Despite utmost care, he succumbed to the virus on Thursday.