16 Oct 2020  |   05:49am IST

Total COVID deaths rise up to 525

Total COVID deaths rise up to 525

Team Herald

Panjim: Five senior citizens and a middle-aged COVID-19 patient succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours. 

Three deaths were reported at Goa Medical College and Hospital, and one each at ESI Hospital, Hospicio Hospital and a private hospital. 

As per the mortality bulletin released by the Health Department on Thursday evening, the 45-year-old patient, who was brought dead to Hospicio tested positive at the postmortem. His identity is also yet to be established.

The daily Health Bulletin released thereafter, stated that 332 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours and 430 patients recovered from the virus. 

This takes the total number of Confirmed cases to 39,770 while the total number of Active Cases stand at 4084 and total recovered cases is now at 35,161. 

With six more deaths reported, the cumulative figures of deaths in the State are 525. 

The recovery rate, as per the bulletin, is 88.41 percent.


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