Goa’s Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Sunday that strict action would be taken as images of crowded nightclubs in the tourist-heavy state flooded social media amid the coronavirus outbreak.
He said he would meet with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant later today to discuss the matter, adding that the district administration would be responsible for revoking the licenses of clubs that violated this social distancing standards. way.
Mr Rane said it was important to encourage tourism, an important part of the state’s economy, as part of the ‘unlocking’ process, but that violation of social distancing standards cannot be authorized.
“I will take the matter up with the CM and I am confident he will instruct district collectors to take action against these clubs under the Disaster Management Act,” Rane said.