Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant tests Covid-19 positive


Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. 47-year-old Swant said that he is asymptomatic and under home isolation. “I wish to inform all that I have been detected COVID19 positive. I am asymptomatic and hence have opted for home isolation. I shall continue to discharge my duties working from home,” Goa Chief Minister tweeted.

He has urged the people who recently came in his contact to get themselves tested for Covid-19.

“Those who have come in my close contact are advised to take the necessary precautions,” the tweet read.

Meanwhile, 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.

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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