Odisha's coronavirus cases cross 14,000 mark, death toll at 74
The Coronavirus positive cases crossed the 14,000 mark in Odisha with the detection of 543 new cases, informed the health department on Tuesday.
The COVID-19 death toll increased to 74 after four more deaths from Ganjam, Bhubaneswar, Khurdha and Cuttack.
A 71-year-old male from Cuttack, a 40-year-old woman from Khordha, a 71-year-old man from Bhubaneswar and an 80-year-old male from Ganjam succumbed to the infection.
Besides, a 15-month-old baby from Sundargarh, who was also Covid positive, passed away due to 'GM 1 Gangliosidosis', said the department.
Out of the 543 fresh cases, 354 cases have been detected from the quarantine centres while 189 are the local contacts.
The total number of COVID-19 cases in Odisha reached 14,280.
The number of active cases rose to 4,929 while 9,255 persons have recovered so far.