The State Health Minister on Saturday announced that the Health Department is in the process of convening an emergency meeting to tighten the screening procedure for all incoming trains and flights from Delhi in view of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the national capital.
Taking to Twitter, the Health Minister wrote, "In view of the rising cases in Delhi, Government of Goa to adopt SOPs of Maharashtra Govt & other state governments for flights and trains coming from Delhi.
Secretary Health to have an emergency meeting on protocols for people coming in from the state of Delhi."
The Health Minister also disclosed that his department will begin stricter screening of all migrant workers who are expected to start arriving in the state.
Explaining the decision, the Health Minister tweeted, "With the end of Chhath Puja, a large number of migratory workers will start coming to the state. In view of the same, a note has been sent to Secretary Health for immediate deliberations on protocols for labourers, SOPs for Industries & for the state with regards to testing."