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Total tally touches 22, nine new cases, 456 more samples awaits testing

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Panaji: Goa has reported total 22 active cases for COVID-19 infection with six passengers who arrived on Rajadhani Express train which left from Delhi testing positive during last 24 hours.

Nine cases were reported on Sunday.

A senior health department officer said that all the 22 patients have been admitted to specially designated COVID hospital in Margao town, where they are being treated.

The coastal state, which had zero COVID-19 positive cases till Thursday, has been witnessing spurt in the numbers, though chief minister Pramod Sawant claimed that there is no community transmission in the state.

As per the data available, six passengers from Rajdhani Express train that arrived on Saturday  have tested positive during last 24 hours.

Three workers who were also brought into the state from neighbouring states as a part of resumption of industrial sector have also tested positive.

As per the data, total 29 COVID-19 positive cases were detected in the state of which seven have been discharged after recovery while 22 are admitted in the hospital.

During the day, the state tested 997 samples that were drawn on Sunday, 527 were negative, nine test positive, an official bulletin reads.

“Total 456 reports including the train passengers who arrived on Sunday from Delhi are still awaited,” he said.

The state government swung into action after passengers from Rajadhani Train that arrived on Saturday were tested positive.

State Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said that the co-passengers who travelled with positive patients have been taken to Institutional quarantine of 14 days.

The state has moved to strengthen its testing facilities by installing additional rapid testing (TrueNat) machines at its District hospitals in Margao and Mapusa and sub district hospital in Ponda.

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