Bhubaneswar : Rajya Sabha MP and eminent sculptor Raghunath Mahapatra died due to COVID-19 at the age of 78 on Sunday. This was informed by Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)-Bhubaneswar, Gitanjali Batmanabane.
According to Gitanjali Batmanabane, Mahapatra breathed his last at 3.49 PM today.
He was admitted at the government hospital after he tested positive for COVID-19 on April 22. A special team of Specialists of the Hospital was treating Mahapatra.