GOA: Goa’s tally of active cases climbed to 5,375 with 628 new cases being detected. The death count rose to 319 with four casualties. The four deaths, including that of a 47-year-old man from Khumbharjua who was brought dead to the hospital, were reported from Goa Medical College (GMC). The man had comorbid conditions, diabetes mellitus and hypertension, the hoapital bulletin said.
A 77-year-old, Rajanikant Dhond, a former councillor of the Corporation of the city of Panaji (CCP), who was a resident of Bhatlem, also succumbed to the virus. He was taken to hospital with acute respiratory distress syndrome on Friday. Bhatlem, which is a congested locality, has thrown up a lot of cases during the last few days.
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