Goa tightens covid protocols for int’l arrivals

Passengers from "low-risk" countries will be examined as well when they arrive at the Goa international airport.

Goa tightens covid protocols for int’l arrivals
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The government of Goa has announced that all arriving foreign travelers would be tested for COVID-19. Passengers from "low-risk" countries will be examined as well when they arrive at the Goa international airport. The cost of the quick RT-PCR test has also been set at INR 1500 by the state government.

Vishwajit Rane, the state's health minister, made the announcement. The minister made the announcement on Twitter that the state government has issued a circular in response to the rise in Coronavirus infections in the nation.