Panaji: Goa government will provide face masks to all government employees and state-run hospital staff as a precaution against spread of Coronavirus.
State Health Minister Vishwajit Rane told reporters in Panaji that the use of sterillium is important and should encouraged in schools and colleges, which will be implemented as a top priority.
The minister said that all departments are advised to be proactive.
“For extra precautions, masks will be provided to all government employees and hospital staff. Every government department to make use of masks and sterillium,” he said.
“Also people who enter and exit hospitals need to take precautionary measures,” Rane added.
The minister said that the trajectory of Coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, with many affected in our country.
“In view of this exponential rise, circulars on safety measures will be issued to every department,” he said.
Rane said that he would be writing to the Secretaries of all departments to issue a guideline on safety measures.