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Three succumb to virus on Monday

GOA: Goa reported 105 fresh cases, three deaths and 91 recoveries taking the count of active cases to 954 and mortalities to 735, on Monday. The state’s case positivity rate rose to 9%. Recovery rate remained static at 96%.

Two men — a 59-year-old from Siolim and a 71-year-old from Chandor — and a 45-year-old woman from Canacona succumbed to the virus at Goa Medical College (GMC).

The Siolim man did not suffer from any comorbid condition while the woman had only hypertension.

In all three cases, the patients were detected with acute respiratory distress syndrome immediately after they were brought to the hospital.

As many as 36 patients were hospitalised while 58 chose to be home isolated.
Seven cases were detected in Panaji during the day, which pushed its tally to 70. The Porvorim primary health centre also witnessed a marginal rise and its caseload increased to 64 and that of Chimbel to 53.

In South Goa, Ponda saw its tally rising to 71 whereas the Margao urban health centre witnessed a slight drop as its numbers came down to 80.

The News24 Goa