Goa will keep a close watch on international travelers in view of Omicron threat: Sawant


Goa will keep a close watch on international travelers in view of Omicron threat: Sawant

IANS , Edited By : IANS , Updated on: 30 Nov 2021, 12:30:02 AM

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Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that instructions have been issued to the authorities to keep a watch on international travelers arriving in the state in view of the new COVID variant Omicron.

Sawant said that the state government will hold a meeting to discuss the emerging scenario related to the new COVID-19 variant.

Chief Minister Sawant also said that people should be careful in meeting people who have recently visited the coastal state.

“We have always followed the central guidelines,” the chief minister told reporters in Mapusa town, 15 km from Panaji. We are having a meeting with the Health Department and the Secretary tomorrow regarding this. Airports and railway stations have been put on alert.

He also said, we will keep a watch on international travelers arriving in Goa. People should also be careful. People should be careful about people coming from outside the state and people of Goa should take care.

The Chief Minister’s remarks come at a time when there are cases of Omicron variant, which is being described as a dangerous form of Kovid, in different parts of the world.

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First Published : 30 Nov 2021, 12:30:02 AM

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