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Rising number of Covid-19 cases in Goa

GOA: In the wake of rising number of Covid-19 cases in Goa, a 275-bed care centre has been established at the Dr Shyamaprasad Mukherjee stadium in Bambolim. “The Covid care centre was activated on Wednesday. We have done up the infrastructure and handed it to the directorate of health services (DHS),” North Goa deputy collector, Guru Dessai said.

Workers from the Sports Authority of Goa (SAG) will maintain the records at the stadium while the DHS will take care of medical emergencies, nodal officer at the centre, Dr Kedar Raikar said.

Along with the existing toilets at the stadium, about 12 to 14 mobile toilets have been added for the convenience of the users. The toilets have been segregated for use of Covid patients and the frontline workers and housekeeping staff. “The toilets are going to be manned to ensure that there is no rushing,” Raikar said.

The News 24 Goa