Goa Reports Its First Three COVID-19 Cases

Publish On: 26 Mar, 2020 09:42 AM | Updated   |   Harshita  

PANAJI: Goa has reported its first instance of positive coronavirus cases on Thursday. Three people, who have an international travel history, have tested positive for the pandemic disease, said Chief Minister Pramod Sawant early on Thursday. 

In a tweet, Sawant wrote, "I have been informed by the state Directorate of Health Services (DHS) that three individuals have been tested positive for #COVID-19 in Goa. We are providing the best healthcare facility to the diagnosed patients."

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DHS issued a statement that said that the three infected individuals aged between 25 and 55 and had traveled back from Australia, the US and Spain. They had been quarantined since their arrival back to the country earlier this month. 

The statement further added that their condition is stable. 

The officials have also tracked their contacts and have quarantined them as well. "Their condition is stable at present. We have also traced their contacts and we are quarantining them," Sawant said.