The Goa health Minister Vishwajeet Rane on Sunday said that mass gatherings like theaters, markets, religious functions, etc should be restricted for six more months. Self help groups to conduct mass manufacturing drive face mask.
Speaking to media persons on Sunday, Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane said that the government should not withdraw Section 144 and Epidemic act for Goa till December under any circumstances, to overcome any kind of fear of mass community transmission of COVID19 in the state.
Rane said that till Goa, there was no community transmission in the state. He said that lock down was more successful in Goan villages. He warned people of Goa, that if citizens do not follow lock down norms, Goa would become an epicenter of virus.
He further said that Self help groups will conduct mass 3 level-mask manufacturing drive, to meet the demand supply chain. The Government will also expand capacity of virology lab. One more team will be send to Pune for virology training. Quarantine centers in the state will have facility to conduct COVID virology tests, Rane said.
He also said that, till date 7 people are tested positive in Goa. The state health ministry is tracking social distancing norms and allied parameters of over 1000 people home quarantined people through a mobile App.
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