A total of 18 patients suspected of having coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are currently in the isolation ward at the Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim.
These 18 patients include five fresh suspected cases of COVID-19 that were reported in the state on Tuesday, till date Goa has seen 125 suspected cases of the viral virus.
The state has so far seen seven confirmed cases of COVID-19 and all patients are currently being treated at the ESI Hospital in Margao, which is designated for admitting COVID-19 positive patients.
As per the media bulletin issued by the Directorate of Health Services (DHS), on Tuesday, 18 more people were placed under home quarantine; around 1,280 people have isolated themselves in their homes in the state.
At present, six persons have been quarantined at the sub-district hospital in Ponda, 23 persons have been quarantined at the Margao Residency and five people at the Old Goa Residency. One person has been quarantined at sub-district hospital, Chicalim.