Covid-19 claims 3 more lives, all from Vasco, Goa tally now 17

The state’s Covid-19 death toll shot up to 17 on Monday after three persons, all with co-morbid conditions, succumbed to the disease. It was the third consecutive day Goa recorded two or more deaths — eight persons have died since Saturday. Also, the state recorded 130 new infections, taking its active count past the 1,000 mark for the first time.