4 more lose battle




The state recorded four new deaths linked to the deadly COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the COVID death count in the state to 319.  

According to the mortality bulletin issued by Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) at Bambolim, the most common pre-existing co-morbid illnesses among the victims were diabetes mellitus and hypertension.

The four patients, who succumbed to the virus include a 47-year-old man from Kumbharjua, who was brought dead to GMC. He was reportedly suffering from diabetes mellitus and hypertension. A 76-year-old woman from Sanquelim-Bicholim, who had illnesses like hypertension and ischaemic heart disease also died.

A 74-year-old man from Zuarinagar, Vasco, who died did not have any co-morbidity. However, he had developed bilateral pneumonia.

The fatalities also included a 79-year-old man from Panaji, who had co-morbid conditions like diabetes mellitus, hypertension, benign enlargement of prostate and kidney chronic disease.