GOA: With eight more Covid deaths reported on Sunday, the state’s October death toll has reached 78 and the cumulative total to 508. The mortalities included three women aged 80, 70 and 58 years old, from Camurlim, Boca de Vaca and Mapusa. Two died at GMC after days of treatment while one died at Asilo hospital, Mapusa, after an hour of admission. All three were reported to have hypertension besides other underlying conditions.
Others, who died at GMC, were men aged 74, 58, 80, 49 and 71 years and were from Ponda, Pernem, Agasaim and Sakhali. All were reported to have comorbid conditions. A 49-year-old, youngest mortality on Sunday, with renal calculus disease, died within 10 minutes of admission to GMC. Another 432 new infections were reported on Sunday, taking the cumulative cases to 38,366. With 33,203 recoveries, 426 recovering on Sunday, Goa’s recovery rate stands at 86.5 %. Active cases presently stand at 4,655.
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