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Goa reports zero COVID death for the first time in 4 months on Monday!

In a COVID respite, the state of Goa managed to nullify its virus toll for the first time in 4 months. On Monday, no coronavirus deaths were reported here, the health department announced. The Chief Minister on Tuesday, congratulated the medical fraternity and concerned officials for achieving the zero-casualty feat, after relentless efforts. Goa's average fatality ratio presently stands at 1.8%, aggregating a total of 3,097 virus-related deaths since the pandemic outbreak.

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Goa government extends curfew till June 21

The government of Goa on Saturday announced yet another extension of the ongoing COVID curfew till 7 AM on June 21. As per reports, the government has also granted some relaxation in view of the bettering health graph here. District Collectors have been ordained to issue detailed guidelines for their respective regions for the same.

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Curfew extended in Goa till June 7 in a bid to further arrest the spread of infections!

Keeping in view high active tallies in the state, the Goa government has announced an extension of the COVID curfew till June 7. Previously, the curfew was imposed from May 9 to 23, which was extended to May 31, noting the continual surge in infection tallies. Now, the ongoing restrictions will be in place till June 7 and the CM has ALSO announced that there will be no official celebrations for the statehood day on May 30 this year.

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Additional COVID-19 curbs imposed in Goa until May 10 in wake of COVID surge

Goa Government on Tuesday, imposed additional COVID-19 curbs across village panchayats and districts, to keep the coronavirus infection rise in check. The coastal state observed a 4-day lockdown that concluded on May 3, however, strict restrictions were ordained here for another week, till May 10. While the administration had listed the guidelines earlier, on Tuesday, it extended the scope of the prohibitions, to include non-essential services also. As per reports, restaurants too, have been allowed only for home delivery, instead of the earlier permitted operations at 50% capacity.

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Section 144 restrictions imposed in Goa ahead of the festive season

Fearing an uncontrolled spike in the COVID numbers during Holi and other upcoming festivals like Shab-e-Baraat, Easter and Eid-ul-Fitr, the state administration has imposed restraints under Section 144 in both North and South Goa on Saturday. Executed with an objective to dampen the possibilities of an accelerated COVID contamination, this intervention has prohibited all gatherings and processions that are usually marked as a part of these festivals.

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