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New SOP makes isolation rooms mandatory in Goa hotels, in a bid to arrest covid cases

The Goa government is working on a new SOP, which will make it compulsory for all hotels in the state to maintain isolation rooms for tourists and guests who test positive for Covid-19, Health Minister said on Wednesday. He also notified that the state Health Ministry is working to scale up the daily coronavirus testing quantum to an average of 2,000 tests every day.

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Resident doctors in Goa, return to COVID-19 facilities after a brief strike

Doctors in Goa, who called for a strike on Monday after their free accommodation privilege was revoked, resumed work on Tuesday in the city's COVID-19 hospitals and facilities. This brief suspension disrupted the functioning of two COVID-19 facilities in the state. However, authorities of the South Goa district stated that the medical staff soon reported on duty the following day.

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Recoveries surge over fresh COVID-19 cases for 2 weeks in Goa, Recuperation ratio zooms at 92.5%

The state of Goa is generating positive statistics with respect to the impact of COVID-19 on human health in the last 2 weeks now(October 12 to October 25) The daily tallies of recoveries in the state have exceeded the count of new cases for 14 days, clocking negative stats of daily active cases. This comes as a huge respite to the state of Goa which has accumulated over 42,242 infections since the outbreak on March 25.

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COVID-19 treatment clocks 70% success rate with Remdesivir, plasma steroid combination in Goa

Obtaining a treatment strategy with the combination of antiviral Remdesivir, plasma and steroid treatment for COVID-19 patients, the state of Goa has attained a 70% success rate informed the Health Minister on Friday, and further stated that Goa will continue the successful treatment protocol along with a continually evolving arrangement to administer and treat post COVID-19 complications with a holistic approach and proper follow-ups.

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