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Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that around 150 Goans who were working on different ships were brought in the state, who will be kept in quarantined facilities.
Sawant tweeted “Today, 154 Goan seafarers have been brought to Goa by road directly after signing off at Mumbai Port. Our Govt is working continuously in coordination with central depts to ensure that Goans stranded in different parts of the country & world reach home safely,” Sawant tweeted.
This is the second batch of Goans working on different ships that has arrived in the state.
State government has set up paid quarantine facilities for these people who were working on the ships. They are tested for COVID-19 infection before keeping them in quarantine for 14 days.
Goa has eight active cases of COVID-19 infection which includes a person who was working on the ship. He had undergone 14 days quarantine at Mumbai, but was tested positive after his arrival in Goa on Thursday.