Goa: Goa’s Covid-19 death count shot up to 256 as the state recorded its biggest single-day fatalities with 11 people eight men and three women succumbing to the virus.
Four of them died within 24 hours of admission to hospital whereas a 45-year-old woman from Navelim was brought dead to the hospital. Her autopsy report stated that Covid-19 was the cause of death. 11 fatalities reported during the past 24 hours, six were reported from the Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital, Bambolim, three from the ESI-Covid hospital, Margao, and one from the South Goa district hospital.
Two men — a 67-year-old from Pernem and a 53-year-old from Margao — who developed acute respiratory distress symptoms (ARDS) immediately after their admission, had no history of any comorbid conditions. The 67-year-old man remained hospitalised for 20 days whereas the man from Margao died a little after an hour of being brought to the GMC.
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