Panaji, May 24 : Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Sunday said 11 passengers who arrived from Mumbai on May 23, 2020, via Rajdhani express have reported positive on the TrueNat device. In a tweet, he said,"11 passengers who arrived from Mumbai yesterday via Rajdhani express have reported positive on the TrueNat device. This brings the total number of active cases in the state of Goa to 50."
He said in view of upsurge of cases in the state via railways, roadways and others, he would be meeting Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to brief him on the present status in order to curb the rising cases. "We will be requesting Hon’ble CM to implement stringent measures for passengers entering the state of Goa with a mandatory COVID-19 Negative certificate that will be valid for 48 hours from the time of issue. We are going to unitedly fight this menace of #COVID19 under the guidance of our Hon’ble CM," he said. (UNI)