Bhubaneswar, July 12 (IANS) As many as 595 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours took Odisha’s total tally to 13,121 even as three more deaths due to the virus were reported, the Health Department said on Sunday.
The three deaths — all male patients — were reported from worst-affected Ganjam district, taking the total death toll in the state to 64. The deceased were aged 56, 50, and 65.
Besides, two COVID-19 patients died due to other health complications — a 50-year-old man of Khordha who died due to head injury (polytrauma) and a 57-year-old man from Bhubaneswar who succumbed to acute encephalomyelitis.
Of the new cases, 394 cases were detected in different quarantine centres and 201 are local infections.
The state now has 4,677 active cases with 8,360 recoveries.