Panaji: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Sunday said that all theTCOVID-19 cases which were reported in Goa are now negative.
Rane said “ we are proud to announce that all the patients that were reported positive in the state of Goa have recovered from the COVID-19. The active number of cases in Goa now stands at zero.”
“While we currently do not have any active case in the state, it is our responsibility to keep in mind the importance of lockdown, maintain social distance increase the scope of testing and adhere to norms and guidelines issued by both central and state government,” he said.
“My deepest gratitude to our warriors, the excellent team of doctors headed by Dr Edwin at ESI hospital for working tirelessly to counter the menace of this deadly virus. Thankful to Chief minister Pramod Sawant, Chief Secretary Parimal Rai, Health Secretary Neela Mohanan for their continued support.”
The state had reported seven positive cases, the last one being on April 03, after which all the test samples have come negative.
As per government statistics, total 758 people were tested for suspected COVID-19 infection in the coastal state.