Coronavirus: Report of Kerala woman quarantined in Goa awaited

Panaji, Mar 15 (PTI) The report of a 48-year-old woman from Kerala who has been quarantined for suspected exposure to novel coronavirus in Goa since Thursday is awaited, health officials said on Sunday.

She is currently in the isolation ward of Goa Medical College and Hospital and her sample has been sent to NIV in Pune, an official said.

Another 65 people are under home observation in the state, he added.

Meanwhile, as per data available, 14,875 passengers were screened at Goa airport, including 344 on Sunday.

The state government has set up a 30-bed isolation ward in GMCH, while 16 beds have been kept aside at sub district hospital in Chicalim, 12 in sub district hospital in Ponda and 12 in Margao's TB Hospital in Margao. PTI RPS BNM BNM