The Big Question: When will Goa reopen for tourists?

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant recently announced that the coastal state will not open for tourism until the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine is provided to its entire population.

Important: The Goa government is aiming at 100% coverage of the first vaccination shot by 31st July.

So, now you know when you should start planning for your much awaited trip to Goa. But till then, here are 6 Indian states which no longer require a negative RT-PCR test report anymore.

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The inter-state movement of travellers is allowed for those carrying COVID-19 negative reports (
RT-PCR/TrueNAT/CBNAAT/Rapid Antigen Test) for a test done a maximum of 72 hours prior to entering Goa. Those entering Goa for medical emergencies will be exempted from this rule provided they can show the relevant documents. The government of Goa has imposed a statewide curfew in the state until 28th June 2021, with some relaxations.

Delhi Unlocks

As a part of its unlocking, the Delhi government has reopened bars, public parks, gardens, and golf clubs from today. All restaurants will be allowed to serve alcohol for a week and outdoor yoga activities have also been permitted. Bars are now allowed up to 50% seating capacity from noon to 10 PM.

Kindly note: RT-PCR test report is not required for air travellers arriving in Delhi.

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Big update from Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu government has extended the COVID-19 lockdown in the state till 28th June. However, it has allowed a few relaxations. There is no travel restriction in the 4 districts – Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Chengalpet. All state government offices can now function with 100% employees, while private offices can function with 50% attendance.

Haryana announces more relaxation

The state of Haryana extended the COVID guidelines for another week till June 28; but it has modified the guidelines.

Read the official order here:

For more information on domestic and international travel guidelines, quarantine rules, e-pass requirements, etc. Please check our COVID-19 guidelines tracker.

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