Panaji: While asserting that there is no shortage of medical facilities and expertise, Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has appealed to the people to get themselves admitted to the hospitals in time in case of COVID-19 symptoms.
Amidst rising cases of COVID-19 infection, Sawant on Monday late evening took on to twitter to reach out to the people.
The chief minister tweeted “I am deeply pained by the number of deaths in the state today due to #COVID19. In most cases it has been observed that the deaths occurred due to late admissions to the hospitals.”
“Therefore, I humbly request everyone to take symptoms seriously, and if observed, to immediately rush to the nearest hospital. There is no shortage of medical facilities and expertise. Delaying medical care will only decrease chances of recovery,” he said in another tweet.
Goa reported 17 deaths, the highest since the break out of the pandemic in the state, on Monday. The state has been recording 900-odd people testing positive on daily basis for last two days.