GOA: Dr Jose D’Sa, director of health services, tested positive and was admitted to a private hospital. The day also saw six Covid fatalities, which took the August death toll to 125 and the overall toll to 171. The state has reported 100 Covid deaths over the past 20 days.
The past fortnight has seen a surge in positive cases and deaths with several politicians and high-profile persons testing positive. Indians seek out fortune tellers to fight Covid-19 blues, Indians are flocking to astrologers, tarot card readers and faith healers as they seek to know what lies ahead and find solutions to current health, financial and mental problems in a country where coronavirus cases have rocketed to 3.3 million – the third-highest in the world – with more than 60,000 deaths.
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