Panaji, Oct 14 (PTI) The number of coronavirus positive cases in Goa increased by 356 to 39,438 on Wednesday, while the death of four patients, including a one-year-old child, took the fatality count to 519, a health official said.
This one-year-old child is the youngest one to have succumbed to the infection in the state so far, he said.
'The child was suffering from a kidney disease and died at Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) near here on Wednesday after being found infected with COVID-19,' the health department official added.
'Apart from the child, three others died due to the infection during the day. The state's death toll now stands at 519,' he said.
So far,34,731 patients have recovered and the number of active cases is 4,188, he said.
Goa's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 39,438, new cases 356, death toll 519, discharged 34,731, active cases 4,188, samples tested till date 2,76,457. PTI RPS NP NP