Goa CM says no restrictions amid Christmas, year-end celebrations, advises people to follow Covid norms

Amid rising test positivity rate in peak tourist season, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that while no restrictions will be imposed in the state yet, people were advised to follow Covid-appropriate behavior. Sawant headed a high-level meeting of the Covid task force on Friday evening over rising concerns over the highly-transmissible Omnicron variant. He said that 3,500 foreign tourists were in Goa but so far, not a single case of Omicron has been detected.