COVID-19: Goa extends curfew till June 14 - Check what's allowed, what's not

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, June 05, 2021, 08:16 PM IST
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant | ANI Photo

In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19 cases, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today announced that the curfew that has been imposed in the state till 7 am of June 14. However, the timings for the essential shops has been increased to 7 am to 3 pm.

Besides, the rainy season is expected to hit shortly and so shops or stores related to house/building repairs, monsoon preparedness or rain protection and stationery will be allowed to remain open.

Meanwhile, a Covid task force in the state has decided to train paediatricians and nurses on protocols as experts have predicted that a possible third wave could affect children.

Besides, the Goa education department has also directed its affiliated academic institutes to provide information about the students, who have lost either one or both their parents due to coronavirus.

Goa's COVID-19 tally increased by 567 on Saturday to reach 1,58,990, while the day also saw 17 deaths and 1,433 recoveries, an official said. The overall toll stands at 2,744 and the recovery count is 1,48,030, leaving the state with 8,216 active cases, he informed.

With 4,131 samples being examined in the past 24 hours, the number of tests in Goa went up to 8,42,920, the official said.

Goa's COVID-19 figures are as follows: Positive cases 1,58,990, new cases 567, death toll 2744, discharged 148030, active cases 8216, samples tested till date 8,42,920.

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