Goa recorded the worst single-day spike of 170 Covid-19 cases, taking the total tally of active cases in the state to 1,128. Since July 8, a total of 850 cases have been reported, the highest increase in infection witnessed in a week.
Fifty-six employees of the pharma unit Tulip Diagnostics in the Verna industrial estate tested positive taking the unit’s total case count to 136.
New areas also added to the list as an isolated case each was reported from Colvale and Guirim in North Goa. New areas in Mapusa reported a handful of cases. Nine people in Karaswada tested positive.