GOA: Goa’s mortality count shot up to 327 with eight deaths two women and six menon. The state’s tally of active cases rose to 5,612 with 644 new cases reported. Six mortalities were reported from Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital, Bambolim, and two from the ESI hospital, Margao. Two patients died in less than 12 hours of admission.
A 45-year-old man from Canca-Verla, who was rushed to the hospital died within 10 hours. A 60-year-old man from Cansualim, Salcete, who had developed pulmonary edema at the time of hospitalisation, died in less than five hours. After his weekly meeting with the expert committee on Thursday, health minister Vishwajit Rane said a standard operating procedure (SOP) will be developed to ensure that all patients whether mild, moderate or severe, get oxygen on a timely basis.
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