The Government of Goa has issued Advisory in continuation of previous advisories and orders issued by Government of Goa in line with those of Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, regarding dealing with Corona virus Disease / COVID-19 and keeping in view the need for implementation of guidelines uniformly on Social Distancing Strictly.
The advisory underlines regulating working hours in all services except for essential services. Industrial establishments to adopt staged timings and regulation of crowd in market should also be resorted to. Private sector to consider work from home, wherever feasible. Sporting events, competitions and religious gathering to be postponed and maintain required social distancing even in smaller gatherings. All senior citizens (except for public representatives/ government servants/ medical professionals) to remain indoors and avoid gatherings, except for medical reasons and need for essential services. All children below 10 years of age to remain at home and avoid going to public parks, picnic and other games requiring large number of participants. All health establishments to avoid non-urgent hospitalization and minimize elective surgeries. Citizens, particularly the youth are called upon to be volunteers to support the Government ongoing efforts in management of COVID-19.