Goa's Covid-19 positivity rate 7 times national average

Goa’s positivity rate on Friday – 14.7% – was more than seven times the corresponding national figure of 1.9%. Of the 515 samples tested on Friday, 76 returned positive results. On Friday, the state reported three hospitalisations, with the remaining 73 opting for home isolation. Meanwhile, Goa’s precautionary dose administration has been much lower than the national average of 21%. Goa has administered the precautionary (booster) dose to only 11% of the eligible adult population as of 8am on Friday.