GOA: The state’s Covid-19 death toll rose to 86 after six more persons all men, with comorbid conditions —succumbed to the infection. These fatalities continue the trend of August reporting at least one death every day. So far, 41 persons have died in 11 days this month.
A 45-year-old from Goa Velha, a 72-year-old from Sada, a 68-year-old from Mestawada and a 65-year-old from Vasco died at the ESI-Covid hospital, two others, a 68-year-old from Betim-Reis Magos and a 73-year-old from Sada died at the Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital, Bambolim.
The 45-year-old, who was referred to GMC with chronic alcoholism, withdrawal symptoms and pancreatitis, had no relatives, and the South Goa collectorate identified him by his voter’s car, and traced his family to Bijapur.
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