GOA: Goa’s Covid-19 toll shot up to 276 following eight deaths. The active Covid cases rose to 5,104 with 555 new infections. Also, 473 patients were cured. Five deaths were reported from Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital, two from the ESI-Covid hospital, one each from South Goa district hospital, Margao, and a private hospital in South Goa.
A 41-year-old man from Vasco who was admitted with comorbidity hypertension with acute kidney injury – on August 21, died on Thursday at ESI-Covid hospital. A 63-year-old man from Ponda also died in ESI hospital.
Mayor Uday Madkaikar said some people, despite warnings and awareness, report late for treatment. “People continue to stay home without seeking medical help even if they have cough and fever. They think it is a common cold and they will be cured,” he said.
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