4,199 new COVID-19 cases in Goa, highest so far, 56 deaths

4,199 new COVID-19 cases in Goa, highest so far, 56 deaths

Panaji, May 7 (PTI) Goa reported 4,199 new coronavirus
cases on Friday, the highest one-day rise in the state so far,
which took its caseload to 1,12,462, a health department
official said.

The rise, which surpassed Thursday”s record hike of
3,869 cases, came as the state government decided to impose a
curfew from May 9 to May 24 to contain the pandemic.

The death toll in the coastal tourist hotspot reached
1,557 as 56 COVID-19 patients died during the day, the
official said.

The number of recovered patients rose to 79,189 with
2,175 persons getting discharged from hospitals on Friday.

There are 31,716 active cases in the state now.

With 8,170 new tests, the total of samples tested for
coronavirus in the state went up to 6,98,529.

Besides announcing curfew, chief minister Pramod
Sawant also informed earlier on Friday that carrying negative
COVID-19 test report or a vaccination certificate will be
mandatory for visitors from other states.

Goa”s COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases
1,12,462, new cases 4,199, death toll 1,557, discharged
79,189, active cases 31,716, samples tested to date 6,98,529.
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