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46-year-old cancer patient from Ponda died in the surgery ward

Goa: The state reported two Covid-related deaths on Saturday, of which one victim a 46-year-old cancer patient from Ponda died in the surgery ward of the GMC, Bambolim.“The patient was admitted with a primary diagnosis of carcinoma with brain metastasis, in whom Covid-19 was an incidental finding,” said Dr S M Bandekar, GMC dean and in-charge of covid  hospitals. The second patient, a 75-year-old man from Dodamarg with an underlying condition of metastasis lung cancer, was diagnosed with Covid pneumonia.

Overall, however, October saw less Covid-19 fatalities as compared to September. While 235 deaths were recorded in September, October witnessed 175.The month of September also saw the highest number of Covid-19 infections vis-a-vis October. The total of new cases reported came down to 10,208 as against 16,000 during the preceding month.

The News24 Goa

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