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14 high risk people quarantined who came in contact with 3 positive cases

NT NETWORK PANAJI The state health department has quarantined 14 high risk people who were in contact with three people who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “We have tracked down all high risk people and quarantined them at a government facility,” said a senior government official speaking to ‘The Navhind Times’.  The official informed that the directorate …

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54 persons booked for violating govt orders

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Goa police so far have booked 54 persons under various sections of the law for allegedly violating the government orders on total lockdown and curfew. According to information 43 persons were booked by the police North Goa district while 11 persons by the South Goa police. Police said that these cases are pertaining to unnecessary movements of persons, transportation, …

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Tendulkar seeks transfer of funds

NT NETWORK PANAJI Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar requested District Collector, North Goa to transfer Rs one crore from MPLAD funds to District Collector, South Goa to give assistance to stop spread of COVID-19. Tendulkar has written a letter to the District Collector North Goa requesting to transfer fund to District Collector South Goa on March 26.

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54 persons booked for violating govt orders

NT NETWORK PANAJI: Goa police so far have booked 54 persons under various sections of the law for allegedly violating the government orders on total lockdown and curfew. According to information 43 persons were booked by the police North Goa district while 11 persons by the South Goa police. Police said that these cases are pertaining to unnecessary movements of persons, transportation, …

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Tendulkar seeks transfer of funds

NT NETWORK PANAJI Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar requested District Collector, North Goa to transfer Rs one crore from MPLAD funds to District Collector, South Goa to give assistance to stop spread of COVID-19. Tendulkar has written a letter to the District Collector North Goa requesting to transfer fund to District Collector South Goa on March 26.

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Goa reports first three confirmed cases of COVID-19

Three coronavirus positive cases have been reported in Goa on Wednesday. NT NETWORK PANAJI As per the official press release issued by Directorate of Health Services all three are male patients, of aged 25 years, 29 years and 55 years. They have a travel history of returning to Goa from Spain, Australia and the US respectively. The reports of their …

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Chinchinim VP gearing up to help senior citizens with essentials

NT NETWORK Margao Chinchinim panchayat has begun the task to prepare inventory of available food and essential items even as the panchayat submits list of over 200 senior citizens who need supplies. The village panchayat has identified 45 senior citizens in Dandea waddo alone while concerns loom over disruption of supply chain as provisional stores fail to cope up with panic …

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Ponda grocery store owner, bar owner held

NT NETWORK PONDA Ponda Police on Wednesday arrested one grocery store owner and one bar owner from Curti – Ponda for keeping their establishment open and supplying material to general public despite the curfew in force. According to Police Haveli – Curti based bar owner identified as Shivakumar Patil (45) was found supplying liquor to general public by keeping his …

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Total lockdown in Mormugao

NT NETWORK VASCO- The strict implementation of total lock down by the police in entire Mormugao taluka kept people of toes throughout on Wednesday. The people were seen in their homes, without purchase of essential commodities on Wednesday. The streets wore a deserted look in entire taluka as police personnel attached to Mormugao, Vasco, Dabolim and Verna police stations implemented …

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Meeting of health officials at Candolim

Health ministry along with Health officials held a meeting with 10 panchayats heads at candolim health centre.It was decided in the meeting that bigger panchayats should have atleast 50 volunteers and smaller panchayat like,Saligao to have 30 minimum volunteers who will help the villagers in case the emergency arises. The health officials will train these volunteers to tackle any eventuality …

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