Pramod Sawant said the Goa government will appeal to people to wear masks in public places considering the possibility of another wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Shiv Sena opposed the management of schools in Goa seeking written consent from parents for sending their children for classroom teaching.
Goa reported 1,432 COVID-19 cases, with the positivity rate reaching 21.72 per cent, up from 20.46 per cent a day earlier.
The tourism industry should ensure adherence to COVID-19 norms, like social distancing and sanitisation, to prevent the spread of the virus.
Goa state epidemiologist Dr Utkarsh Betodkar said that one of the five samples had to be retested again due to some technical snag in the machine.
The Goa government said that all the 245 passengers who arrived in the state from the UK during the day tested negative for coronavirus infection.
As many as 2,589 swab samples were tested during the day, taking the total number of tests conducted in the state to 14,78,023, the official said.
The state's recovery count rose by 103 to reach 1,72,463, leaving it with 814 active cases.