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State’s death toll to 110 in August

GOA: Nine Covid mortalities reported, took the death toll to 110 in August. The cumulative death toll since June stands at 157.

Three of the nine fatalities were males in their early 50s from Dharbandora, Mangor Hill and Pernem and one 49-year-old female from Mangor Hill. The rest, also all males, were in their 60s and 70s from Pernem, Merces, Chandor, Borim and Malbhat-Margao. Dharbandora and Chandor reported their first Covid deaths.

Five of the nine passed away at Goa Medical College (GMC) and four at the ESI Covid hospital, Margao. After a dip in cases over the Ganesh Chaturthi weekend, the number of fresh cases shot up from 129 on Monday to 392 with 446 reports still awaited.

The News24 Goa