"Goa Tops With Highest Covid Tests Per Million Population," Say Minister

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'Goa Tops With Highest Covid Tests Per Million Population,' Say Minister

So far, 86 people have died of COVID-19 in Goa and there are 2,878 active cases. (File)

Panaji, Goa:

Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Tuesday his state has topped in the country with the highest number of COVID-19 tests conducted per million people.

Till Tuesday evening, 1,53,792 tests were conducted in Goa. So far, 9,444 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the coastal state, as per the official figures.

"In our constant endeavour to test maximum people in the state for COVID-19, we are happy to announce that Goa has yet again topped amongst all states in the country for the number of tests per million population with 94,773 tests per million population (sic)," Mr Rane tweeted on Tuesday night.

In our constant endeavour to test maximum people for COVID-19, we are happy to announce that Goa has yet again topped amongst all states for number of tests per million population with 94773 tests per million population. Proud of our team Goa for their dedication and hard work. pic.twitter.com/XFFESuTGH7

— VishwajitRane (@visrane) August 11, 2020

"Proud of our team Goa for their dedication and hard work," he added.

So far, 86 people have died of COVID-19 in Goa and there are 2,878 active cases in the state as of now.

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