Chief Minister (CM) Pramod Sawant said that there is no immediate plan to impose lockdown or curfew in Goa. At the same time, Maharashtra and Karnataka are being monitored.
Coronavirus: No lockdown-curfew in Goa, monitoring areas along Maharashtra border
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that there is no immediate plan to impose lockdown or curfew in the state but his government is monitoring the status of Kovid-19 in neighboring states. He said that the number of investigations has been increased in the state and people have been asked to strictly follow the rules related to Kovid-19 so that the epidemic can be dealt with.
“There is no immediate plan to impose lockdown or curfew in Goa,” Sawant told reporters. Maharashtra and Karnataka are being monitored, where cases of Kovid-19 are increasing alarmingly. “In Goa, 59,068 people have been confirmed infected, of which 2,077 patients are undergoing treatment.
Curfew was also announced at night
Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said that night curfew can be imposed here at night. However, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant says that no decision has been taken yet to impose night curfew in the state. Rane had issued a statement saying that he has discussed the issue of imposing night curfew in the state. In the letter, the Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has asked for strict monitoring in Goa to prevent all possible ‘superspreaders’ (infection spread rapidly) in the event of a crowd gathering during the New Year celebrations.
File is pending with the Chief Minister
Rane said that the file for imposing curfew in the night is pending with the Chief Minister. However, in a conversation during the day, Chief Minister Sawant said, “The state government has not yet decided in the matter of imposing curfew at night.” Earlier, a senior Goa Health Department official said that the Union Health Ministry on Thursday By sending a letter, the state government has been asked to take tough measures.
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