Bhubaneswar: Odisha registered its sixth death due to COVID-19 while 74 more persons tested positive for the virus yesterday taking the tally to 1052, official sources said today.
The deceased has been identified as a 70-year-old man of Khordha district. He had history of comorbidity of hypertension and was admitted to AIIMS-Bhubaneswar yesterday with respiratory distress. The septuagenarian breathed his last while undergoing treatment on the very day, official sources said.
Here’s the district-wise tally of 74 new COVID-19 cases detected in Odisha yesterday:
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Out of the 74 new cases, 72 were detected from quarantine centres while two are local cases, sources added.
The state government informed about the details of fresh 74 in a series of tweets.
With this, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Odisha rose to 739 while 307 patients have recovered so far.
Here’s overall district-wise tally of COVID-19 cases in Odisha: