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Goa Saw its Youngest Covid-19 death

GOA: The state saw its youngest Covid-19 death after a 29-year-old man from Indiranagar, Chimbel, succumbed to the infection at the Covid-ESI hospital in Margao. The man, whose death saw the state’s toll rise to 23, suffered from chronic kidney disease and was admitted to the hospital a week ago. He was later moved to the intensive care unit (ICU), and his condition deteriorated over the past two days, a doctor said. He is the second person from Chimbel to die of Covid on Sunday, a 67-year-old man too succumbed to the virus.

Health official Dr Ulhas Dessai told that most of the new cases reported were contacts of those who tested positive over the past few days. “All persons who tested positive on Monday have been sent to quarantine centres, and other measures have been taken,” he said.

The News 24 Goa