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Six more test positive for COVID in Mapusa

Mapusa: Six contacts of Ganganagar COVID patient tested positive on Friday while the remaining five contacts  tested negative.  11 close contacts of Ganganagar patient were kept under observation at the quarantine facility as a precautionary measure, and subjected to COVID test on Thursday. The tally of COVID-19 cases in Mapusa is now 14, which include two cases at Ektanagar, who …

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Ponda police station sees two more COVID cases

Ponda: Two more personnel from the Ponda police station tested positive for COVID on Friday, taking the tally of total COVID positive personnel from Ponda police station to 20. According to Ponda DySP Nelson Al Buquerque, on Friday, one home guard and one emergency service staff tested positive for COVID. According to sources, four civilians have tested positive for COVID, and  are the …

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Mukesh Kumar Meena takes charge as DGP of Goa

Panaji: Director General of Police (DGP) Mukesh Kumar Meena who took charge on Friday said that they are examining various measures including restricting entry of public at the police stations as a precautionary measure in view of COVID-19. Already the entry at the police stations is regulated, said a senior police officer. The DGP was addressing journalists after taking the …

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Molbio manufacturing over 30,000 COVID testing kits daily

Margao: Goa-based molecular diagnostic company, Molbio Diagnostics, having received ICMR approval for its TrueNat Beta CoV testing kits used for detecting COVID 19, has since the beginning of April been supplying kits to states across India. On a daily basis, currently, the diagnostic company manufactures more than 30,000 TrueNat Beta CoV testing kits. TrueNat Beta CoV testing kit uses a …

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Goa records single-day spike of 95 COVID cases

NT NETWORK Panaji The state on Thursday witnessed its biggest single-day increase in COVID-19 positive cases so far, registering 95 new cases of the coronavirus infections. With this surge, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Goa stands at 1482, of which 744 are active, while 734 patients have defeated the deadly virus and four deaths have been reported in the …

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15 more Ponda cops are COVID positive

NT NETWORK Ponda A day after three cops of the Ponda police station tested positive for coronavirus, 15 more police personnel of the same station tested positive on Thursday, taking the total number of cases to 18. Throat swab samples of some other 150 people from the force came negative. It must be noted here that five residents of Ponda …

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Two COVID cases in Camrabhat family

NT NETWORK Taleigao Health workers on Thursday took throat swab samples of 79 people as the COVID pandemic is raising its ugly head at Camrabhat, which is a densely populated slum in Taleigao on the outskirts of the state capital. City mayor Uday Madkaikar told this daily that the people who underwent the COVID test included those who attended a …

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Three members of BJP MLA’s family test positive for virus

NT NETWORK Margao Days after BJP’s Cuncolim MLA Clafasio Dias tested positive for the COVID-19 pandemic, three members of his family also tested positive for the virus on Thursday. However, MLA’s staffers and supporters tested negative for the disease.  Late Tuesday evening, news emerged that the MLA, who had overseen sanitisation work at Buring in Balli and Cuncolim after positive …

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Stakeholders dismayed by tourism reopening

NT NETWORK Calangute People living along the North Goa coastal belt and tourism stakeholders have given a big thumbs-down to the government’s move to reopen the tourism industry. They opined that there could be more spikes in COVID positive cases once visitors start thronging this tourist heaven in the country. Moreover there is confusion over the issuance of standard operating …

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