Late sculptor and Rajya Sabha MP Raghunath Mohapatra’s eldest son Jashobanta Mohapatra succumbed to Covid-19 on Thursday.
This was the third death in the family within a span of 12 days.
Jashobanta died a day after his younger brother and the former Odisha cricket team captain Prashant Mohapatra died due to Coronavirus.
52-year-old Jashobanta was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Odisha. Jashobanta was shifted to SUM Covid Hospital from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on May 19 after his condition deteriorated.
A Padma Vibhushan awardee, Raghunath (78) had also died days after testing positive for Covid-19.