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Curfew curbs extended till June 28 in Goa; here's what's allowed & what's not!

As a move of caution against the pandemic, the Goa government has extended curfew curbs till 7 AM on June 28. Announced by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant for the first time on May 9, the restrictions have stretched for more than 40 days now. While the positivity rate has dropped in the state with dwindling case tallies, it is important to maintain a strong and vigilant guard amid the ongoing uncertainties and fears of a third wave.

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Goa curfew to extend with existing norms till May 31 amid persistent virus threat

The state of Goa has extended the coronavirus curfew till May 31 amid the continuous threat of widescale spread. This shutdown was first enforced here on May 9 and has been stretched for the second time, from May 23 to the end of the month, to break the chain of coronavirus. As per reports, all existing restrictions will continue here, without alterations and only essential services will remain operational here.

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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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Lockdown curbs to extend in Goa till May 10 to arrest the surge of COVID infections!

In light of the continual rise of coronavirus cases in Goa, the state government on Sunday, decided to extend the scope of the 4-day lockdown until May 10. Reportedly, all casinos, bars, sports complexes, river cruises, gyms, schools, colleges and weekly markets have been directed to remain fully closed from 6 AM on May 3 to 7 AM on May 10. Officials have informed that strict precautionary curbs will also extend at all tourist hotspots, including Calangute and Candolim among others.

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No restrictions issued in Goa as yet to counter the 'day by day' coronavirus surge!

While other states across the country are imposing restrictive protocols and guidelines to contain the growth and transmission of COVID-19, Goa has not implemented any such binding norms. While the Chief Minister has stated that the cases are increasing "day by day", no decision has yet been finalised to impose restrictions as precautionary measures here. Further, the CM has sought people's help for keeping a check on the spread of the deadly virus.

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