New Covid-19 infections have shown a consistent drop since last month in Goa, and yesterday, the count of active cases in the state dropped below the 1500 mark.
Goa recorded 285 recoveries, which is more than double the new ones. cases detected throughout the day. The recovery rate has reached 95% in the past two days.
Still, 125 new cases appeared and a 66-year-old man from Pangim died, who had hypertension and suffered from diabetes. He died at Goa Medical College (GMC) after five days of intensive care treatment.
The Goa positivity rate was 10% with 1220 samples tested in the last 24 hours. With the decline of new infections, there was also a sharp drop in mortality. The death count for Covid-19 is 664, with the highest number of deaths reported in September. 21 patients were hospitalized yesterday and 92 opted for home isolation.
The state capital’s health center, Panjim, has reported nine new infections, increasing its case count to 85. All health centers in northern Goa have fewer than 100 cases, including Chimbel and Porvorim, which for an extended period of time. more than two months saw an increase.
In southern Goa, only Ponda and Margao have more than 100 cases. Despite this, infections in the port city are under control.
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