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Goa witnesses 46 fresh positive cases

NT NETWORK Panaji Forty-six fresh confirmed cases of the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Goa on Friday. As many as 39 of the 46 fresh cases are linked to Mangor Hill in Vasco, which is a containment zone for COVID-19. Fortunately, there were no new cases recorded in Mangor Hill. As per the media bulletin issued by the directorate …

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Aldona records first COVID positive case

NT NETWORK Mapusa The village of Aldona in Bardez taluka recorded its first COVID positive case on Friday. The patient has travelled from Mumbai. According to information available, the person had arrived from Mumbai on June 10 and following the collection of his throat swab sample at the North Goa District Hospital, he was under home quarantine at his residence …

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4 more linked to Vasco church test positive

NT NETWORK Vasco In yet another shocking COVID-19-related development in Vasco, four more persons associated with the Vasco church including an assistant priest tested positive for the dreaded virus on Friday. According to information available from sources in the church, four persons – an assistant priest, two members of the Fabrica and a helper – closely associated with the parish …

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Sacorda VP locks down for 2 days

NT NETWORK Ponda Close on the heels of the village panchayats of Mollem and Collem-Shigao in Dharbandora taluka going into 5-day self-imposed lockdown owing to rise in COVID-19 cases in neighbouring villages, Sacorda village panchayat in the taluka too has announced a two-day lockdown beginning SaturdayJune 13. Meanwhile, Mollem and Collem villagers on Friday fully supported the lockdown imposed by …

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Throat swab samples of CCP staff, Mayor drawn

NT NETWORK Panaji With a man purportedly linked to a tavern in the Panaji municipal market testing positive for COVID-19 and then giving authorities a slip, throat swab samples of 40-odd staffers of the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) and its Mayor Uday Madkaikar were collected on Friday. The samples were collected by a team of medical staff …

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DoE mulls internet hotspots in villages for e-learning

NT NETWORK Panaji The directorate of education has sought information from the headmasters of the schools located in Goan villages, as regards availability of internet connectivity in the respective panchayats, in view of the proposed online learning sessions for the schools. The information is sought as the DoE plans to implement e-learning for school students, since the schools could re-open …

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COVID-19 patient still untraced

NT NETWORK Panaji While the police are trying to trace the missing person who had tested positive for coronavirus, a senior police officer said that there has to be robust mechanism to avoid such things from happening. Questions are being raised over the manner in which the state administration had recorded the data of the person in question. As per …

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GU puts off all exams except for Medicine faculty

NT NETWORK Panaji The Goa University, vide a circular issued on Friday has stated that in view of the present COVID-19 pandemic situation, it has decided to postpone the commencement of all examinations from July 1, 2020 to August 3, 2020. “The mode in which the examinations are to be conducted from August 3, 2020 onwards will be communicated shortly,” …

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81-yr-old Raia resident dies after tree crashes on him

NT NETWORK Margao A huge banyan tree uprooted and fell on the road claiming a life of an elderly person who was proceeding on a two-wheeler at Rachol.  He was aged 81 and a retired teacher, identified as Rosario Fernandes, a resident of Sonarwaddo -Raia. Several other trees were also uprooted, blocking the village road.   The banyan tree, uprooted at around 11 am …

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Withdraw decision over HBA scheme, Kamat to CM

NT NETWORK Margao Claiming that the withdrawal of the scheme of house building advance (HBA) to the government employees is injustice, the Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat on Friday wrote to the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant demanding immediate withdrawal of the decision related to the scheme. “Many of these employees have approached me and I find the decision of the state government to be highly …

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