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People reaching state to pick between Covid-19 test or home quarantine: Goa

The cost of the Covid-19 test charged by the state government is Rs 2,000 and would have to be borne by the incoming passenger

A medic conducts thermal screening of a passenger waiting to board a train to Delhi at Howrah station, during the ongoing Covid-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata. Photo: PTI

One more person on Saturday tested positive for Covid-19, taking the total number of active cases to 39 in the State

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The Goa government on Saturday said that the people coming to the state by air, rail or road route will have the option to either undergo a paid Covid-19 test at the entry point or undergo a 14-day home quarantine.

"The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) will be uniform for road, rail and air passengers. After the thermal screening, passengers can either opt for a Covid-19 test or a 14-day quarantine at home. They can choose between the two options, through a self-declaration form which will be given to them during the journey," said the State Health Secretary Nila Mohanan in

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First Published: May 24 2020 | 7:48 AM IST

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