Goa govt rejects Dr Edwin Gomes’ request to be relieved from Covid duty

The state government has shot down a request by Dr Edwin Gomes, nodal officer of the ESI hospital, to relieve him from Covid duty. Gomes, who is also head of department, medicine, Goa Medical College (GMC) and hospital, Bambolim, was appointed to lead the ESI hospital after it was named a dedicated Covid facility.