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Odisha's coronavirus cases cross 14,000 mark, death toll at 74

Pilgrim city now becomes Covid city
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Pilgrim city now becomes Covid city

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The Coronavirus positive cases crossed the 14,000 mark in Odisha with the detection of 543 new cases, informed the health department on Tuesday.

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Bhubaneswar: 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.

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