Two more Goa BJP MLAs test corona positive

Panaji, Sep 14 : Two more MLAs from the ruling BJP tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, which also saw a record 14 deaths of COVID-19 patients.

BJP MLA from St Cruz, Antonio Fernandes, tested positive and was admitted to a private hospital near Panaji, while BJP MLA Dayanand Sopte opted for home quarantine after a positive report, a Health Department spokesperson said.

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is also in home isolation, after he tested positive earlier this month.

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Other MLAs who tested positive earlier are Clafasio Dias and Nilakanth Halarnkar (BJP), Churchill Alemao (NCP), and Ravi Naik (Congress).

The state is currently reeling under a coronavirus spike, reporting a total of nearly 25,000 cases.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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