90 new cases of COVID in Goa

Panaji: The state on Tuesday recorded 90 fresh cases of COVID-19. At the same time, 95 COVID patients have recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours. 

With these new cases and recoveries, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Goa stand at 1,903 of which 739 are active, while 1,156 patients have defeated the deadly virus and eight deaths reported in the state.

Of the 95 recovered patients, a total of 55 are the residents of Mangor Hill, the containment zone in Vasco. Currently, the active cases from Mangor Hill have reduced to 44, while the cases linked to this containment zone are still high at 242 including four new cases detected on Tuesday.

With three new cases, COVID-19 toll has crossed the 100-mark at Zuarinagar, which has emerged as a major hotspot and a cause of worry for the health authorities.

Cujira-Santa Cruz, Betalbatim, Bambolim and Corlim are the new locations from where one isolated case each has been reported on Tuesday. As per the bulletin issued by the directorate of health services (DHS), the new cases also include eight each from Betki and Mandur and six cases each from Dharbandora and Ponda.

Four cases have been detected in Goa Velha, three at Headland Sada, while two cases have been reported in Baina. The fresh cases also include one each in Curtorim, Margao, Indiranagar Chimbel, Canacona, Valpoi, Bicholim, Cuncolim, Curtorim, New Vaddem and Balli.

According to the DHS, the 739 active cases include 116 persons, who travelled to Goa from outside by road, rail and air; 44 residents of Mangor Hill, while 242 cases are linked to the containment zone in Vasco.

The other locations of the active cases are Curtorim (11), Margao (23), Ambelim (13), Quepem (12), Loutolim (5), Indiranagar Chimbel (29), Navelim (2),  Ganganagar Mapusa (7), Sankhali (44), Camrabhat Tonca (7), Canacona (7), Fatorda (2), Porvorim (4), Raia (1), Kundaim (1), Verna (9), Ponda (29), Valpoi (11), Marcel (5), Usgao (6), Bicholim (10), Shiroda (7), Pernem (8), Sanguem (3), Pilar (3), Goa Velha (9), Betki (10), Cortalim (6), Curchorem (1), Mandur (12), Taleigao (1), Curca/Shankarwadi (4), Dharbandora (16), Cuncolim (6), Vaddem Vasco (1), Pirna Mapusa (1), Nuvem (1), Agassaim (1), Caranzalem (1), Mardol (1), Majorda (1), Thivim (1), Khorlim-Mapusa (1), Cujira-Santa Cruz (1), Betalbatim (1), Bambolim (1) and Corlim (1).

The major locations from where cases are surfacing include Zuarinagar (101), Kharewada (31), New Vaddem (61), Morlem (22), Baina (74), Chimbel (53), Headland Sada (73), Curtorim (32) and Balli (24).