Goa fights COVID-19, urges citizens to follow protocol amid New Year festivities

Goa fights COVID-19, urges citizens to follow protocol amid New Year festivities

It’s time to mask-up Goa. Amid new year festivities, it is advisable to wear a mask and follow all required precautions.

With a rise in COVID-19 cases, the Goa government has urged the citizens to follow appropriate behaviour until any official restrictions are imposed. Given that the new year is just around the corner, a large number of tourists will be dropping in the coastal state.

The authorities are slated to host a meeting after new year festivities, on January 3, to review the situation. No COVID-19 restrictions will be imposed till January 2, 2023.

Goa to conduct random COVID-19 tests at airport

Goa fights COVID-19, the authorities will conduct a mock drill on December 27 to analyse preparedness to tackle any potential coronavirus outbreak. Further actions will be taken in line with center's directions.

Goa being the centre of all merriment, will receive a large number of tourists on the New Year. Following this, people are advised to wear masks, avoid large gathering and wash hands regularly. Officials stated that the airport authorities have already started random checking of international passengers arriving in Goa. Approximately, 2% of international passengers arriving in the state are being tested for coronavirus.

Become aware citizens, help Goa eliminate COVID-19, if you are still not vaccinated, book your slots below.

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