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RT-PCR testing rate fixed at ₹3,200 for foreign travellers coming to Goa

Goa govt has capped the rate of RT-PCR testing for foreigners arriving in the state, at ₹ 3200. With DGCA's approval on the landing of charter flights in Goa, the state will soon begin witnessing heavy tourists footfalls. The pandemic situation seems to be improving everywhere now but any laxity in following COVID protocols and precautionary measures can have severe consequences. So, while the tourists will still be allowed entry into the state, a mandatory RT-PCR test will follow to ensure safety for all.

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Schools in Goa to resume offline classes for students of IX-XII from October 18

As the COVID situation continues to improve in the state, Goa's Task Force for COVID management has decided to reopen schools for students of classes IX to XII from Monday. As per the announcement made by the Chief Minister of the state on Wednesday, offline classes will resume in a staggered manner from October 18. Previously, the administration had issued a circular permitting offline examination for students of classes XI and XII in the state.

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Daily COVID positivity ratio dips below 1% in Goa

Bringing some respite for the state residents, Goa witnessed the month's lowest number of fresh COVID infections on Monday. As per records, 35 fresh cases were marked in the state yesterday. With these new infections, the state now has a total of 647 active cases while the recoveries exceeded the new detections by a large margin. Adding to this, the daily COVID positivity ratio came down to 0.9% on Monday

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Give a 'hike' to your Goa trip by trekking to the highest peak of the state!

Do you wish to uncover the adventurous side of Goa, washed away from crowded seashores and beaches? If yes, the Sonsogor trek is all you need to for pumping up those exciting adrenaline levels. Covering a trail of 15-kilometre, the trek to the highest peak in Goa will let you discover a new picture of the coastal state. So read on to know more about this riveting escapade that assures you memories for a lifetime!
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Charter tourism to resume soon in Goa boosting revenues of the hospitality industry!

After being heavily affected by the repercussions of the ongoing pandemic, the hospitality industry in Goa is finally heaving a sigh of relief. As per reports, the Central Ministry of Home Affairs has declared that it would issue fresh visas for international visitors coming to India through chartered flights, from October 15 onwards. Being the highest contributor to charter business in India, Goa was waiting for the revival of chartered flights for a long time.

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