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Goa ‘Green Zone’ joy short-lived: GMC confirms seven positive COVID-19 cases

Panjim: The ‘Green Zone’ joy to the people of Goa has been cut-short with the Goa Medical College confirming that seven-patients who had tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday during the rapid-testing are indeed infected with the novel coronavirus.

Yesterday, seven COVID-19 positive patients were identified during the rapid testing done by Goa Health Officers. All seven people had arrived in Goa yesterday.

Of the seven, five members were of a family that came from Mumbai. Their driver too tested positive for COVID-19.

The seventh COVID-19 positive patient was a goods carrier driver. 

Patients include three males, two  females and a one-year-old child

Confirmatory test conducted at virology lab-GMC have revealed that they are infected with coronavirus and have been shifted to a dedicate COVID-19 hospital in Margao, South Goa.

Savio Rodrigues

Savio Rodrigues Founder & Editor-in-Chief GoaChronicle.com

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