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COVID-19: Goa proposes to make masks mandatory, says minister

'Wearing masks in open spaces will be made mandatory in the state, a request to this effect has been move to the CM...' state health minister Vishwajit Rane tweeted.

Published: 14th April 2020 12:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th April 2020 12:36 AM   |  A+A-

For representational purposes (Photo | Pandarinath B, EPS)

By PTI

PANAJI: Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Monday said wearing masks would be soon made compulsory in the state in view of the coronavirus outbreak and a proposal has been sent to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant.

The state has two COVID-19 patients presently.

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"Wearing masks in open spaces will be made mandatory in the state, a request to this effect has been move to the CM.

This will further strengthen our fight against #COVID-19," he tweeted.

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