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Another woman died of COVID-19 at a Navi Mumbai hospital in Maharashtra early Thursday morning.

With this, the death toll in Maharashtra reached four while the national tally has touched 14.

After her samples were found positive on Thursday, doctors advised the kin of the woman to take her to Kasturba hospital. But they refused and took her to a government hospital, where she passed away.

Also read: COVID-19 death toll rises to 14 in India; deaths reported from Kashmir, Gujarat

The number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 553 while 43 people have been cured, discharged or migrated.

The 606 positive cases include 43 foreign nationals, as per the Health ministry reports.

According to reports, over 2,900 persons were admitted to isolation wards of Maharashtra hospitals since January 18, while currently, 932 persons are in hospital quarantine for suspected exposure to the virus.

As many as 14,502 people have been put under home quarantine to date.

However, one coronavirus infected person has been cured and discharged by the hospital.

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