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Goa Airport now all set to ensure smooth supply of medical essentials to the state!

In the wake of the surging COVID cases during the second wave of the pandemic, the shortage of COVID essentials has been a major issue, along with timely deliveries. Given this scenario, the Goa International Airport and its frontline corona warriors are all geared up to ensure smooth delivery of medical essentials, as per a statement by the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Friday. Further, as per reports, the GOI had also handled three lots of COVID vaccine for Goa and one lot for Karnataka, back in January and February, this year.

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Goa to start 'war rooms' in each constituency to track & treat COVID patients at the grassroots!

In a bid to boost the efficiency of COVID-19 management in Goa, the Chief Minister on Friday, directed state legislators to start 'war rooms' in their respective constituencies to test and treat the infected caseload here. These systems will also look after the patients who are in isolation or need to be shifted to hospitals. These 'rooms' will further be equipped with a call centre to enable the representatives to be in touch with home isolated COVID patients, the CM added.

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Goa govt "positively thinking" about a full lockdown as state reports 3,869 cases on Thursday

Amidst the surging COVID cases in the country right now, Goa continues to see a rising trend in the number of new infections coming up every day. With a total of 3,869 COVID positive cases reported on Thursday, the count of confirmed cases in the state so far reached a whopping total of 1,08,267. Reportedly, the state which is currently under stringent COVID-related curbs, is likely to go into a full lockdown, given these tallies.

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Goa records its sharpest single-day COVID-19 spike on Wednesday with 3,496 new cases!

The mark of the coronavirus graph surged in Goa on Wednesday, when the state recorded its sharpest-ever single-day spike with 3,496 new detections. Despite several lockdown-like curbs and additional restrictions, Goa continues to shy away from a COVID respite. At present, the aggregate tallies in the coastal state have mounted to 1,04,398 infections while the active load has shot up to 27,964 cases.

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COVID treatment SOPs altered in Goa with over 200 fatalities marked in the last 4 days!

Alerted by inflating death tallies in the state, the Goa administration has laid out new standard operating procedures for COVID patients. According to the new protocols, infected individuals who do not require external oxygen support will also be admitted to hospitals, to be kept under continuous observation of the doctors. On Tuesday, 2,814 individuals tested COVID positive in Goa and 52 lives were lost due to the deadly virus.

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