No must emulate Mumbai, Bengaluru airports for journey restrictions: Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant mentioned on Tuesday that solely Bengaluru and Mumbai airports have imposed restrictions like obligatory possession of Covid-19 damaging certificates and there’s no must emulate such restrictions within the state.

His comment got here on a day Goa logged 387 instances, the best variety of Covid-19 constructive instances recorded within the state in 24 hours over the past a number of months.

Chatting with reporters after a gathering of the State Catastrophe Administration Committee, Sawant additionally mentioned that authorities businesses can be cracking down severely on violation of Covid-19 norms similar to non-wearing of masks or not sustaining social distancing.

“No state has imposed border restrictions and other people can nonetheless (freely) journey by rail or highway. Solely two airports, Bengaluru and Mumbai, have imposed restrictions,” Sawant mentioned when requested if he deliberate to impose restrictions on the arrival of vacationers to Goa.


The Chief Minister additionally mentioned that no determination had been taken associated to imposing an evening curfew but, at the same time as he introduced recent pointers associated to the meeting of individuals in private and non-private locations.

In accordance with the rules, solely 200 individuals can be allowed in public occasions, whereas personal affairs like indoor weddings can solely invite 100 individuals.

“At marriage occasions, lower than 100 individuals needs to be invited. Previous expertise exhibits that instances unfold sooner throughout marriage ceremony ceremonies,” Sawant mentioned.

Sawant additionally issued a warning to the individuals of Goa and vacationers visiting the state a couple of recent crackdown on SOP violations. “Police and District Collectors have been advised to begin fining individuals who violate SOPs,” Sawant mentioned.

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