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Goa BJP MLA tests Covid 19 positive, CM promises stricter enforcement of preventive steps

India, June 30 -- A BJP MLA in Goa tested positive for the novel coronavirus becoming the first high-level functionary in the state to get infected by Covid-19, said his aide. He added that the MLA wa... Read More


Two Covid-19 deaths in two days darken Goa's mood, CM says nothing to worry

India, June 24 -- Two Covid-19 deaths in two days have sent shockwaves through Goa, which until Sunday had maintained a perfect record of zero deaths despite mounting coronavirus cases. On Sunday, an... Read More


Girl from Nilgiri leads petition to 'protect' Western Ghats, Centre, states served notice

India, June 19 -- The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Union ministry of environment and forest and the six states lining the Western Ghats in response to a petition seeking reinstatement of the... Read More


Missing person in Delhi tests positive on arrival in Goa, goes missing again

India, June 11 -- Goa police was left stumped when their search for a man, absconding after testing positive for coronavirus upon his arrival from Delhi, led them to the discovery that he was also reg... Read More


Covid latest: Three erroneous positive results lead to bar on Goa's private lab

India, May 21 -- The Goa government has suspended the permission it had granted to a private laboratory to collect samples for Covid-19 testing after a string of erroneous results emanated from the la... Read More


A bus from Assam to Goa: State goes to lengths to bring stranded residents back

India, May 16 -- Come Saturday evening, a bus will set off from Darjeeling in West Bengal with a sole passenger before picking up four from Kolkata for a 2,800 kilometre long journey back to Goa. Thi... Read More


As arrivals rise, so do Goa's worries, 8 new entrants test positive in 24-hours

India, May 14 -- On a day when eight persons entering the state turned out to be positive for coronavirus, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said he was 'worried' about passengers arriving by the resum... Read More