PANAJI: Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday announced the extension of curfew till May 31.
The Chief Minister had earlier announced a state-level curfew from May 9 to May 23.
Aa per the earlier order, activities including social, political, sports, entertainment, academic and cultural functions and other congregations; a gathering of five or more persons in public places and use of buses except for people going for duty or medical emergencies (with a maximum capacity of 50 per cent) will be prohibited.
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Goa on Thursday registered 1,582 new COVID-19 cases taking the infection tally to 1,41,567.
As per the Goa health department, the death toll stands at 2,272.