Category: Goa News Headlines

Health Min warns of action over leaked COVID-19 reports

Panjim: Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Thursday warned of action after confidential lab reports from Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMC) at Bambolim of all the seven COVID-19 positive patients were leaked on social media. Seven people, including an infant and two women, tested positive for coronavirus. Six people had travelled from Mumbai, while one is a driver of goods […]

5 found +ve for NS1 test not dengue cases: doctor

Vasco: Medical Superintendent of Chicalim Sub District Hospital Dr Rajendra Borkar on Thursday said five cases found positive for NS1 test are not confirmed dengue cases. “The Hospital has necessary testing kits and platelet counting facility and this time we have revised strategy to combat dengue” said Dr Borkar informed Herald. He said, “From Monday till Thursday we have found […]

60 nursing students return to Goa

Bicholim: The government on Thursday brought back 60 nursing students studying in KHI Gharaprabha nursing institute at Belgaum through three KTC buses. The students expressed their gratitude to the State for taking special efforts to bring them back and coordinating with the district collector’s office. “Because of Covid-19 we were stuck in Belgaum. After the many formalities we were allowed […]

15 M’rashtra registered bikes outside hotel creates panic

Mapusa: Around 15 two-wheelers with Maharashtra registration outside a hotel in Calangute late Tuesday evening created panic among residents of Tiwaiwado. Locals wondered how the vehicles entered Goa overnight when the borders are sealed and no outsider is allowed to enter the State without valid permission. Locals in a video also claimed that they are scared and felt that their […]

State may reopen restaurants, gyms, hotels next week

Panjim: In an important move, the State government is considering re-opening from next week restaurants, bars, gyms, hotels, tea stalls and other such activities, which have been closed since March 22. This will be subject to the approval of the Central government. Lockdown 4.0 will begin from May 18, under which States will be given powers to decide on various […]

Special train with 1473 HP migrant workers leaves Goa

Margao: Heaving a sigh of relief, 1473 migrant workers from Himachal Pradesh, who were stranded in Goa, on Wednesday left for their native state by special ‘Shramik Express’ train. The stranded persons boarded the train at the Margao railway station. This was the fourth Shramik Express train from Goa that ferried migrant workers to other states. Earlier, one train had […]