One more woman returned from Delhi tests positive for COVID-19 in Goa

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: May 17, 2020, 11.28 AM(IST)

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As soon as the passengers reached the destination, they were taken to the district hospital for testing, and later quarantined at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Margao city, the official said.

A woman in Goa has tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday. The woman had travelled to Goa in a Delhi-Thiruvananthapuram Rajdhani train on Saturday.

She was tested through rapid testing- TrueNat. Her samples have also been sent to the virology lab of the state-run Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) for final confirmation, officials said.

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She is the third person to test positive out of 323 passengers on the train that arrived at Madgaon railway station in South Goa district on Saturday. Before this, two men from the train had tested positive on Saturday evening.

The state government is waiting for results of 56 other passengers.

As soon as the passengers reached the destination, they were taken to the district hospital for testing, and later quarantined at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Margao city, the official said.

In all, the district hospital has tested over 500 samples drawn from different sources since Saturday, he said. Goa, now, has 16 active cases.

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