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Covid-19 positivity rate dropped to 11%

Goa : Goa’s Covid-19 positivity rate dropped to 11% on Tuesday, the lowest in 10 days. The tally of active cases came down to 2,382, with recoveries exceeding fresh infections. The day reported 345 recoveries as against 215 new cases.As many as 1,961 samples were tested in one day, a jump when compared to a few days prior, when the daily average of samples tested had dropped below 1,500. On October 19, just 742 samples were tested.

Taking into view the unpredictability of the virus, health minister Vishwajit Rane last week had declared that 2,000 to 2,500 samples will be tested daily.Covid-19 has shown a downward trend in October and the positivity rate over the past 10 days has hovered between 19 and 24%, less than the past two months. The government has repeatedly warned people that it is not the time to take Covid-19 lightly and that they should continue to take precautions.

The News24 Goa

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