GOA: The state’s active Covid-19 tally dropped to 1,646 even as 190 new infections were detected, over 200 persons were declared cured and discharged, the highest single-day recovery figure since the pandemic began.
As the number of pending case reports grows higher every day, health secretary Nila Mohanan said that more samples are now collected due to the rise in cases. As of Friday, 6,227 test results were awaited.
On average, the state does 2,600-2,700 tests a day, and there are days when that figure touches 3,000, she said. “Testing capacity has been enhanced and one more machine has been bought for the South Goa district hospital,” she said.
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