03 Jul 2020  |   05:49am IST

25 houses in Camrabhat isolated

25 houses in Camrabhat isolated

Nearly 25 houses at Camrabhat in Taleigao have been isolated and extensive testing is underway after two from a family tested positive for COVID-19.

Taleigao sarpanch Agnelo D’Cunha said that nearly 20-25 houses have been isolated, the entire area barricaded and there is police presence. Extensive testing and sanitisation has been going on in the area. He said that a person working at Goa Medical College and Hospital, and a family member, tested positive for the virus. 

D’Cunha confirmed that the family had organised a birthday party at home, last week. “All the family members who attended the birthday party were tested on Wednesday, while people from the surrounding areas are being tested today (Thursday),” he said.

The sarpanch said that the district administration has provided all essential commodities to the people. 

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