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State’s Covid-19 Death Toll Shot Up to 17

GOA: The state’s Covid-19 death toll shot up to 17 on Monday after three persons, all with co-morbid conditions, succumbed to the disease. It was the third consecutive day Goa recorded two or more deaths eight persons have died since Saturday. Also, the state recorded 130 new infections, taking its active count past the 1,000 mark for the first time.

Monday’s first death was that of a 47-year-old woman from Mangor Hill, the state’s first containment zone. A cancer patient, she was taken to the ESI-Covid hospital in a critical state last week, and died at 6.45am. Then, at around 11.30am, a 60-year-old man from vasco died of the infection. His condition had been unstable for a week, and was in ICU since last Monday.