Goa Housing Society Asks Doctors, Nurses To Vacate ASAP Fearing COVID, Twitter Outraged

An incident has emerged from a cooperative housing society in Margao, Goa that has raised serious issues amongst the medical fraternity and civil society. The society’s chairman has raised an objection to doctors and nurses staying in the apartments of the residential complex owned by her.

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As per a report in TOI, she wrote a letter to one of the resident doctors stating that the medical staff staying in the flats are treating COVID-19 patients without any intimation to the society, “thereby violating the society’s bylaws”. The letter added that other society members have also raised objections to them staying in the building fearing the spread of infection, and requested that they stop staying in the complex during the pandemic.

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The statement got heated reactions from people online who felt that our frontline warriors should not be disrespected like this:


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Finally, an update was issued in response to a user’s comment in the comments section. The issue is said to be resolved with the intervention of the Fatorda police.

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