Goa sees 4 more COVID positive cases

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Panaji: Four more persons tested positive for the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday, taking the total number of active cases to 43 in the state.

Till date, Goa has seen 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19, of which seven patients have recovered from the disease.

Health secretary Nila Mohanan told  a press conference in Panaji  that two of the four people  who have been diagnosed with the deadly virus came by the Rajdhani train that arrived in Goa on May 17, one person came from Pune in a bus, while  a Coast Guard employee  entered Goa via a ship.

All the four COVID positive patients have been shifted to the designated  COVID Hospital in Margao.

The directorate of health services in its media bulletin issued stated that the condition of all the patients is ‘stable’.

As per the DHS media bulletin, five new suspected cases of coronavirus have been reported in Goa on Wednesday.

The DHS informed that of the 595 samples drawn for examination on Wednesday, 539 tested negative, four tested positive while reports of the remaining 52 samples are still awaited.

The DHS said that at present around 837 have been quarantined at various residencies and  hotels across the state.