Follow Janata curfew, eschew mass gatherings, no entry into state for passenger vehicles: CM

21 Mar 2020 08:39 PM

All passenger traffic barring essential commodities are banned from entering the state. No tourist vehicles, no labour and staff from other states to come into Goa. Chief minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday appealed to Goans to follow the Janata Curfew announced by the Prime Minister for Sunday and announced the directions to be followed by the state in the wake of the increasing number of corona virus cases in the country.

The chief minister on Saturday held a meeting along with HODs of various departments and then with the heads of all political parties.

The chief minister also appealed to all businesses to not function, employers not to cut salaries, old and young to remain self quarantined till end of the month.

He also requested all to not visit any places of including temples and churches as well as take part of all religious functions.


The chief minister appealed to Goans to follow the advisories and take proper precautions.


He also stressed on Social distancing and appealed to all to phone 104 if anybody they found with symptoms of roaming around with quarantine stamp on their hands.


The chief minister appealed to all follow the curfew call given by the Prime Minister on 22 March.


He also said that hotels and restaurants would be closed and the educations department has issued a circular asking teachers to work from home.  

Desk: Glenn Costa | Camera: Shyam Chari

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