Panaji- In order to check the spread of covid, the state government has decided to extend the curfew imposed in Goa till 7th June, 2021. State Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said this in a tweet on Saturday. The curfew is scheduled to remain in force till 7 am on June 7.
Meanwhile, 1,055 new cases of corona virus were reported in Goa on Friday, taking the total infected figure to 1,53,456. On the other hand, the death toll due to infection has increased to 2,570 with the death of 32 patients, a state health ministry official said. It has been learnt that the official said that 1,396 patients were discharged from various hospitals in Goa between the last 24 hours after they were free from infection. So far, 135,560 people have overcome the deadly virus in the state. On the other hand, the number of patients under treatment of Covid-199 is 15,326.
Five lakh people vaccinated in Goa so far: On the other hand, a total of five lakh anti-covid virus vaccine scan has been administered so far in Goa. The state government says the 'tika utsav' has helped it reach out to the beneficiaries, especially the people of rural areas. Goa has a population of 16 lakhs and the cases of corona have shown an increase in the last one month. According to official data, five lakh doses of vaccine (including second dose) have been given in the state so far.
According to detailed data released on May 26, 95,886 people have been "fully vaccinated" while 3,00,923 others have been given only the first dose of vaccine. The beneficiaries include people in the age group of 18-44 and above 45 years. The government had organized the first phase of tika utsav between March 17 and March 23, while the second phase has started from May 26 in all panchayats and municipal corporations.