Goa extends curfew until June 28; stores in shopping centers, except cinemas, can open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lockdown in Goa extended to June 28 | Photo credit: PTI
- The fish market may also open, CM said
- The curfew was first imposed in the state on May 9
- Goa recorded 302 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths on Saturday
Panaji: The COVID-19 curfew has been extended in Goa until the morning of June 28, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant announced on Saturday.
However, stores in shopping malls, except cinemas, theaters, multiplexes, entertainment areas, were allowed to open between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.
“The state-level curfew will be extended until 7 a.m. on June 28, 2021. Stores in shopping malls, except movie theaters, theaters, multiplexes, areas entertainment facilities can be open from 7 am to 3 pm The fish market can also open, ”he added. the chief minister said in a tweet.
The curfew was first imposed in the state on May 9 this year and has been extended several times since then, to contain the spread of the coronavirus
The coastal state experienced a positivity rate of infection of up to 51% during the second wave of the pandemic, which subsequently declined.
On Saturday, 302 people tested positive for the coronavirus in Goa while nine patients succumbed to the viral disease.
According to the Department of Health, up to 419 patients have recovered from the infection.