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PANJIM: With rising number of Covid-19 cases in Goa and shortage of space, the Health Minister Vishwajit Rane today announced that the state government will be converting the South Goa District Hospital into a dedicated Covid Hospital with 400-500 capacity. Rane also informed that Goa Medical College (GMC) will continue to manage and treat critical COVID patients. The decision was taken after a joint consultation with Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant. “After joint consultation with Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant, we shall be converting the South Goa District Hospital into a dedicated COVID Hospital with 400-500 bed capacity, in addition…

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PANJIM: Goa reported 344 new positive Covid cases today. While there 588 recoveries and nine deaths were reported. As per the DHS bulletin, 66 years Male from Chimbei, 66 years Male from Merces, 83 years Male from Siridao admitted at Goa Medical College & Hospital all with co-morbid conditions expired yesterday. 49 years Male from Ponda admitted at Goa Medical College & Hospital expired yesterday. Further, a 83 years Male from Karaswada, 54 years Male from Khandola, 52 years Male from Betki admitted at Goa Medical College &Hospital all with co-morbid conditions, expired today. Another 55 years Female from Rawanfond…

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The league with the best football and some of the best footballers in the world begins on September 12th. Real Madrid come into the new campaign as the defending LaLiga Santander champions   This September 7th saw the official presentation gala with Javier Tebas, Iker Casillas, Andrés Iniesta, Fernando Sanz, Samuel Eto’o, Diego Forlán, Fernando Morientes, Gaizka Mendieta and Luis García    Mumbai, 7 September 2020. LaLiga Santander gets under way for football fans around the world to enjoy, with the floodlights about to be switched on and the ball about to start rolling for the 2020/21 campaign. This is the…

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Fatorda The Goa Forward Party (GFP) president Vijai Sardesai has threatened to knock the door of the judiciary if government fails to open two floors of a new Hospicio hospital building to facilitate COVID patients. Sardesai also tweeted “There’s oly one kind of citizens in #Goa today-concerned citizens! #Govt’s fantasy plans for #SouthGoaDistHospital is robbing #Fatorda #COVID19 patients of much needed beds and facilities. We demand absolute focus on the #pandemic, or as anxious citizens we will seek legal remedy.” In a video released, Fatorda MLA alleged that the government has created a mess out of the pandemic situation and it…

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CALANGUTE: Reacting to the allegations made by Joseph Sequiera, Minister for Waste Management Micheal Lobo today said that he is frustrated as he has lost everything and wants to come back to power. “Allegations made by Joseph Sequeira against Calangute police station, police inspector and against me as the MLA of the constitutioncy and against panchayat is all vague.” said Lobo Lobo said that Sequiera is completely frustrated as he has lost everything and now wants to come back in power. “Joseph has lost elections both elections that is Assembly and panchayat. He filed against me terming my election as…

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GMPF requests Central government to consider legislative amendments in Goa Daman and Diu Act 1987 in the Mineral reform policy for immediate restart of Goa Mining. GMPF has written suggestions to Ministry of Mines on the Amendment towards OMF rules and Guidelines. In the response to Central Govt Notice dated 24″ August posted by Ministry of Mines on its website for public consultation called, “Note on Proposal for Mining Reforms, the GMPF has suggested to the Central Government to consider amendments to ‘The Goa Daman and Diu Mining Concessions (Abolition and Declaration of Mining Leases Act, 1987, by making this…

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Margao – The Covid situation in Goa is turned into a nightmare by the insensitive & irresponsible BJP government. The patients are made to sleep on floors as all hospitals are full, but the greed of making business from peoples sickness has resulted in health minister Vishwajit Rane keeping the two floors of South Goa District Hospital vacant charged GPCC president Girish Chodankar. We are now serving last & final ultimatum of 15 days to the government to stop dreaming about opening private college in the complex and make the entire hospital operational by making functional all the wards and…

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