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Efforts On To Locate 602 People Who Came To Goa From UK, UAE

December 24, 2020
Newsdesk

In the wake of detection of a new COVID-19 variant in the UK, Goa health authorities are trying to track down 602 people who arrived in the state from Britain and the UAE since December 9, an official said on Thursday. The maximum number of people who have arrived from these two places are expected to be in Cansualim a | Read more|

Goa welcomes filmmakers to shoot movies in beach state

August 23, 2020
Newsdesk

The state-runEntertainment Society of Goa on Sunday welcomed filmmakers to the coastal state after the Centre announced the standard operating procedures for resuming shooting of films and TV programmes. After the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, film shootings were suspended in Goa, which is a popular hub for the Hindi, | Read more|

Mla tests positive for coronavirus in Goa

July 1, 2020
Newsdesk

A BJP MLA from Goa has tested positive for coronavirus, a senior state health official said on Wednesday. The legislator was admitted to Margao-based ESI Hospital, a specially designated facility for COVID-19 patients, after his test came out positive on Tuesday, the official said."The MLA is asymptomatic. All those wh | Read more|

Goa allows people to skip COVID-19 test on arrival

June 10, 2020
Newsdesk

Starting Thursday, those entering Goa will have the option of skipping the COVID-19 test, provided no symptoms were found in them during the screening at the entry points, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday. However, those who choose not to undergo the test will have to remain home-quarantined for 14 days, | Read more|

Wearing of masks compulsory in Goa

April 24, 2020
Newsdesk

As a preventive measure against coronavirus, the Goa government on Friday made it compulsory for all people in the state to wear masks while stepping out of their houses. | Read more|

Goa minister confirms state is officially 'Covid-19' free

April 19, 2020
Newsdesk

India recorded 507 deaths due to coronavirus, according to the data published on the health ministry website. The total number of Covid-19 infected people rose to 15,712 in the country, with 12,974 out of them being active cases, and 2,230 being cured or discharged. | Read more|