Panaji: As Goa government notified an area within Vasco city of South district of the state as mini-containment zone, the coastal state reported 37 new COVID-19 positive cases taking toll to 629.
State Chief Minister Pramod Sawant after participating in the video conferencing with Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the state will declare Baina area in Vasco town as mini containment zone.
Goa already has notified Mangor Hill in Vasco and Ghodemol in Sattari taluka of North Goa as containment zones after several cases were reported from the region.
Health department’s bulletin issued on Tuesday said that 37new cases were reported during the day. Out of 1985 samples that were tested, 1306 were negative while reports of 642 people are still awaited.
The official of health department said that New Vaddem, Baina and Sada in Vasco town reported fresh cases while positive patients were also reported from Morlem and Chimbel in North Goa.