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Goa to document how it fought Coronavirus pandemic: CM Pramod Sawant

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said the state will document the steps taken to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, which could be used as a ready reference for any future health emergency.

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Goa | Coronavirus

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Pramod Sawant
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Pramod Sawant Chief Minister Pramod Sawant

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday said the state will document the steps taken to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, which could be used as a ready reference for any future health emergency.

Sawant said the document will be a reference of how fought the COVID-19 pandemic.

Years later, if such a situation arises, we will be able to get knowledge from such a documentation, he said.

The Chief Minister was interacting with a group of people who have recovered from the COVID-19 infection.

He said those who have recovered from the infection should share their experiences with other peole.

Sawant said people are shying away from declaring their status as COVID-19 positive fearing social stigma.

COVID-19 can infect anyone. Union Minister Shripad Naik is admitted with the infection.

Our party leader Amit Shah had also tested positive.

"It is no more a secret. The whole world knows about it. We need not get scared from people who have recovered from the infection, he said.

Sawant admitted that at COVID-19 hospitals doctors are not visiting patients often as they have to take all necessary precautions while treating them.

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First Published: Fri, August 21 2020. 00:05 IST
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