The state’s Covid-19 death toll rose to 12 on Saturday after three persons, all from Vasco, died of the infection. Goa’s active case count also crossed the 900-mark for the first time, after 117 new infections were detected and 81 patients cured.
Two weeks after chief minister Pramod Sawant said that there was no community transmission in the state, health minister Vishwajit Rane on Saturday said that the state has already witnessed the phenomenon.
Keeping with the virtual training trend during the pandemic, the department of art and culture has pivoted its conventional teaching methods to adjust for online learning, allowing students to enroll in interactive courses.
With uprooted trees, stumps and other remains being deposited at the foot of Pansaimoll rock carvings due to the swollen Kushawati river, locals fear the 9,000-year-old invaluable artwork of Pirla village in Sanguem may be lost forever.