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New infections drop below 100 in Goa for the 1st time in 118 days!

With the retreating second wave of the pandemic, COVID graphs have taken a continuous downward trajectory in Goa. On Monday, less than 100 new cases were registered in the state for the first time in 118 days. No new fatality was recorded either and the active tallies too have contracted to a count of 1,436 patients now. Notably, the test positivity rate for the previous week stands at 3.3% and the recovery rate has also marked a small hike climbing up to 97.3%.

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Curfew restrictions extended for a week in Goa till 7 AM on July 26!

As a move of caution against the ongoing pandemic, the Goa government has extended the curfew restrictions for one more week till 7 AM on July 26. While the restraints were first imposed on May 9, they have now stretched for a period of more than 2 and a half months. Notably, gyms, religious places, shops, malls and other places have been allowed to reopen with certain terms and conditions, the basic one being complete adherence to COVID protocol.

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Relief packages announced in Goa for individuals & families affected by the pandemic

Two separate COVID-related financial schemes have been announced by the Goa cabinet on Wednesday. One of these schemes aims at providing relief packages to the kin of those who passed during the pandemic. The other scheme has been initiated to provide relief packages to the unorganised sector and those who are involved in traditional occupations. With monetary assistance, the government aims to allay the economic strain that these people have faced.

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Restaurants in Goa may be allowed to function at 50% capacity from July 5

With the contracting infection tallies in Goa, the state government is moving ahead with the unlock interventions. As per the latest developments, the Chief Minister of the coastal state apprised that the administration is deliberating upon the revival of restaurants at 50% capacity from July 5 onwards. In addition to this, the government has also declared that saloons may open in the state from the same date, tweaking the ongoing curfew protocol.

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Over 74% of Goa's eligible population vaccinated with the 1st dose!

In a bid to arrest the possibilities of an upcoming third wave, the Goa administration had deployed extensive measures to fuel vaccination in the state. Driven by this, over 8 lakh individuals have been given the first dose of immunity booster vaccine, out of the territory's eligible population of 10.75 lakh citizens. Announcing this achievement on Thursday, the Chief Minister stressed the need for sound social behaviour, awareness and inoculation as the strongest weapons against the virus.

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