The Weekend Leader - Six cases of 'black fungus' detected in Goa: Official

Six cases of 'black fungus' detected in Goa: Official

New Delhi

17-May-2021

Photo: IANS

For the first time, six cases of mucormycosis or black fungus were detected in Covid patients in Goa on Monday, a senior health official said.

"Six cases of mucormycosis were detected in Covid patients. Such cases may be expected in patients with high diabetes," Dr Shivanand Bandekar, Dean of the state's biggest Covid facility, the Goa Medical College, told reporters here.

Meanwhile, 1,562 new Covid cases were detected in Goa on Monday, taking the total count to 25,753. - IANS


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