GOA : Goa’s tally of active covid cases dipped marginally for the second consecutive day with recoveries exceeding new cases. The state reported 554 recoveries and 408 new infections, reducing the active caseload to 4,315.With a total of 34,252 recoveries since March, the recovery rate increased to 88%.On Tuesday the state saw three Covid-related deaths , two at Goa Medical College (GMC) and one at the ESI-Covid hospital, Margao. The mortality count rose to 515.
48-year-old man from Ponda, who presented with bilateral Covid pneumonia when hospitalised last week, died early Tuesday morning. He had hypertension and non-alcoholic liver cirrhosis. Two more men a 53-year-old from Canca, Mapusa and a 58-year-old from Macazana both of whom had bilateral Covid pneumonia and sepsis at the time of admission, died within twelve days of hospitalisation. The Macazana man had developed Acute Respiratory Distress (ARDS) shortly after he was admitted.Both had multiple comorbidities, including chronic kidney disease. Another common factor detected in all three men was that they were rushed to hospital when in an advanced stage of the disease .
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