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Goa Has No Active Covid-19 Cases: Health Department

Suryavanshi said that in the past too, there were instances where the state had zero active cases but it remained only for a day, as new infections were detected the next day.

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There are no active Covid-19 cases in Goa, which has witnessed 4,014 deaths due to coronavirus so far, the state health department said on Wednesday.  One patient who was found positive for Covid-19 recovered, leaving the coastal state with no active cases, the department said in a bulletin. 

Health authorities checked 206 new samples on Wednesday and all came negative. State nodal officer for Covid-19 Dr Prashant Suryavanshi said it is a good sign that there are no active cases in the state. “The bigger challenge is to retain this ‘nil cases’ position for a longer period,” he said.
    
Suryavanshi said that in the past too, there were instances where the state had zero active cases but it remained only for a day, as new infections were detected the next day.

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As per the health department, the total number of Covid-19 infections reported in Goa to date is 2,63,334. The state has tested 22.19 lakh samples so far, while 2.59 lakh people have recovered from the viral disease, the bulletin added.

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