Coronavirus: Goa CM Pramod Sawant tests positive for COVID-19, under home isolation

First Published 2, Sep 2020, 11:27 AM

The chief minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant, has tested positive for novel coronavirus or COVID-19. Sawant is asymptomatic and under home isolation, reports said.
 

<p>Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has tested positive for COVID-19. He is asymptomatic and under home-isolation.</p>

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has tested positive for COVID-19. He is asymptomatic and under home-isolation.

<p>"I wish to inform all that I have been detected COVID-19 positive. I am asymptomatic and hence have opted for home isolation. I shall continue to discharge my duties working from home. Those who have come in my close contact are advised to take the necessary precautions," Sawant wrote on Twitter.</p>

"I wish to inform all that I have been detected COVID-19 positive. I am asymptomatic and hence have opted for home isolation. I shall continue to discharge my duties working from home. Those who have come in my close contact are advised to take the necessary precautions," Sawant wrote on Twitter.

<p>Goa on Tuesday recorded its highest single-day spike with 588 people testing positive for coronavirus, taking the state’s COVID-19 count to 18,006, while two deaths took the toll to 194, an official said.</p>

Goa on Tuesday recorded its highest single-day spike with 588 people testing positive for coronavirus, taking the state’s COVID-19 count to 18,006, while two deaths took the toll to 194, an official said.

<p style="text-align: justify;">The number of people discharged so far stood at 13,577, including 273 during the day, he added.</p>

The number of people discharged so far stood at 13,577, including 273 during the day, he added.

<p>“Out of 3,762 samples tested, 2,683 were negative, 588 returned positive while 491 reports are awaited,” he added.</p>

“Out of 3,762 samples tested, 2,683 were negative, 588 returned positive while 491 reports are awaited,” he added.

<p style="text-align: justify;">Goa’s COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 18,006, new cases 588, deaths 194, discharged 13,850, active cases 3,962, samples tested till date 2,02,730.<br />
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Goa’s COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 18,006, new cases 588, deaths 194, discharged 13,850, active cases 3,962, samples tested till date 2,02,730.
 

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