Panaji: The state continued to witness a surge in the COVID-19 infections with 112 new cases recorded on Thursday. Around 66 COVID patients have been declared cured in the last 24 hours.
With the fresh cases and recoveries, the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Goa currently stand at 2,151 of which 869 are active, while 1,273 patients have defeated the deadly virus and nine deaths reported in the state.
As many as 25 of the new 112 cases are from Loutolim, 19 are linked to Mangor Hill, the containment zone in Vasco, while six cases each are from Chimbel, Headland Sada and Shiroda.
As per the bulletin issued by the directorate of health services (DHS), the new cases also include five cases each detected at Zuarinagar, New Vaddem and Indiranagar Chimbel, while four cases have been recorded in Cuncolim.
Marcaim is the new location from where three cases have been reported on Thursday. The fresh cases detected include three from Mandur, two cases each from Mangor Hill, Margao, Khorlim, Chinchinim, Usgao and Baina, while one case each has been detected in Kharewada, Pilar and Raia.
According to the DHS, the 869 active cases include 109 persons, who travelled to Goa from outside by road, rail and air; 64 residents of Mangor Hill, while 305 cases are linked to the containment zone in Vasco.
The other locations of the active cases are Curtorim (10), Margao (7), Quepem (16), Loutolim (30), Indiranagar Chimbel (32), Navelim (3), Ganganagar Mapusa (7), Sankhali (34), Camrabhat Tonca (7), Canacona (8), Fatorda (2), Porvorim (4), Raia (2), Kundaim (1), Verna (8), Moti Dongor (13), Ponda (32), Valpoi (12), Marcel (5), Usgao (8), Bicholim (10), Shiroda (13), Pernem (9), Sanguem (4), Pilar (4), Goa Velha (9), Betki (10), Cortalim (6), Curchorem (1), Mandur (16), Curca/Shankarwadi (4), Dharbandora (16), Cuncolim (18), Vaddem Vasco (1), Candolim (2), Khorlim Mapusa (3), Carambolim (3), Parra Mapusa (2), Marcaim (3), Nerul (3), Nuvem (1), Agassaim (1), Caranzalem (1), Mardol (1), Majorda (1), Thivim (1), Cujira-Santa Cruz (1), Betalbatim (1), Bambolim (1) and Corlim (1), Chinchinim (1), Khumbharjua (1), Benaulim (1).
The major locations from where cases are surfacing include Zuarinagar (111), Kharewada (43), New Vaddem (73), Morlem (22), Baina (87), Chimbel (60), Headland Sada (84), Curtorim (32) and Balli (27).