Goa records 258 Corona cases, highest single-day spike so far

Goa's total casesload has breached the 5000 mark!

With about 258 new cases, Goa recorded its highest spike in the number of Corona cases on Monday. With 168 new cases on Tuesday, the total number of active cases in the state has gone up to 1656, with about 5,287, out of which 1,656 confirmed cases.


The highest single day spike in cases, so far

Goa reported a single day spike in coronavirus cases with 258 fresh cases in the state - highest since its outbreak. The state has also reported a fall in the number of recoveries. So far, 3,595 people have been declared recovered in Goa since the outbreak of coronavirus on March 25. As many as 133 persons recovered on Monday while 185 recoveries were reported in Tuesday. So far there have been 36 fatalities in the state due to infection of the deadly virus.

The administration however has pointed out that there are enough medical facilities in the state to take care of its people but if the people only don't get themselves tested, there is only so much that the state can do. The CM further repeatedly ensured that there is nothing to fear.

Goa government issues new entry & isolation guidelines for travellers

All symptomatic patients will remain in institutional quarantine until test results are released

The government of Goa has set-up new guidelines, operating protocol and procedures for all travellers reaching Goa by any transportation mode. The Airport Authority of India has also revealed that a mandatory paid institutional quarantine will be levied on all symptomatic patients until they test negative of the novel coronavirus. Rules for travel via road and railways have also been altered and here is what travellers need to note:

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The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the sunny state of Goa has cast a gloomy cloud all over, as the stats have surged past 7,000. Although the cases are on a steady rise, Goa's testing capacity still stands at 2,500 samples per day and presently, the state is also lagging behind with 1,600 samples to be tested. So the testing capacities are said to be hiked in the near future, to detect and curb the further spread of the virus.

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All schools & educational institutes in Goa to remain closed till July 31

Teachers to mentor students through phone calls and online teaching programs

All educational institutions in Goa will remain closed till July 31 in lieu of the rapid increase in the transmission of coronavirus in the state. With about 1549 active cases, Goa's total caseload currently stands at 4861. As a precautionary measure, the State Education Department has shut all school and education institutions in Goa. The department has also advised various school authorities and teachers to mentor students by focusing on online education.

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Covid-19 Antigen tests now mandatory for those traveling to Goa

Rapid testing at Rs 450 for travellers coming to Goa

In an attempt to curb the growing number of coronavirus cases in Goa, the state administration has imposed a mandatory rapid antigen test for travellers entering Goa. Earlier, swab tests were being conducted by the state on the entry of outsiders.

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