As per the reports by the Goa Health Ministry, the officials have conducted 1,57,606 tests per million.
On a daily basis, India has been witnessing a spike of over 90,000 cases which is the highest in the world. Many areas across the country have been observing a rising curve, which has created an alarming situation. At present, Goa's overall COVID-19 tally has surged past the 26,000 mark and this sunny state has witnessed 319 deaths which has cast a shadow of gloom.
29 deaths over the last 72 hours
Goa currently has recorded 26,139 confirmed cases, out of which 5,375 are active. 20,445 Covid-19 patients have recovered from this contagious virus which has pushed the state's recovery rate to 78.21% according to the State Health Ministry data. As per the reports by the Goa Health Ministry, the officials have conducted 1,57,606 tests per million.
Under the banner of the Atmanirbhar packages, various plans for Goa have been announced by the state's chief minister. These schemes include the allocation of Rs 11.5 crore for the purchase of COVID-19 healthcare equipment. This amount will be provided by the District Mineral Fund and it has been segmented under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package. The Goa Health Minister has also stated that the concerned authorities will provide for "comprehensive Covid-19 kits to the patients in home isolation", free of cost.
A message to all our readers
As a responsible citizen, please do follow the directives as suggested by the medical professionals and do not self-medicate instead of getting help, at the slightest sign of any symptoms. Even if you're stepping out for your essentials, do not forget your masks and sanitizers and maintaining a distance is an absolute compulsion! Remember that curve is far from being flattened.