With the rise of Omicron cases in India, Goa reported 1,432 Covid-19 cases, with the positivity rate (cases per 100 tests) reaching 21.72 per cent, up from 20.46 percent a day earlier. The tally in the coastal state touched 1,86,198, while two deaths during the day took the toll to 3,530. Goa Government has issued latest travel guidelines as below:
Goa Travel Guidelines
A fully vaccination certificate or RT-PCR negative report is Mandatory while traveling to Goa. If both are not available, test will be carried out at Traveler's Cost.
All passengers are suggested to download Aarogya Setu App.
Travelling via flight
Thermal Screening on arrival irrespective of double vaccination for International Passengers with self declaration form. Passengers from Risk countries will have to submit sample post arrival nd wait for the results at the arrival airport before leaving or taking a connecting flight. Home quarantine of 7 days is mandatory even in case of negative report. Children under the age of 5 are exempted.
Domestic travellers must carry a Covid negative test report done a maximum of 72 hours prior to entering Goa. In case of traveller coming from Kerala, entry will be allowed with negative RT-PCR with a 5-day mandatory quarantine.
Exemptions from Quarantine are Constuonal functionaries, health care professionals and their spouses, children below 2 years, in dire emergency situations- death in the family, medical treatment, passengers in transit from and to Kerala and also asymptomatic passengers who are fully vaccinated .
Other Covid-19 Guidelines
• No gathering of over 100 people in any open space will be allowed, while for indoor functions, the number of people should not exceed 50% of the venue's capacity.
• Restrictions have also been imposed on public meetings of political parties.
• The Goa government will make it mandatory for people to be fully vaccinated or carry a COVID-19 negative report to attend parties or enter restaurants in the coastal state.
• Organisers of various events in the state would have to ensure that the guests carry these certificates.
As per reports, The Goa Government have decided not to impose night curfew in the coastal state for now so that the tourism business is not affected. A review meeting on the same will be held on 26th January.
The information is subject to change as per the updates issued by the Goa Government.
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