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The Goa government will procure 1,045 metric tonnes of onion from an agency in Maharashtra's Nashik district and supply the staple to 3.5 lakh ration card holders at a subsidised rate, a senior official said on Saturday.

Goa cinema halls not to reopen until new films release

 Goa's COVID-19 tally mounted by 497 cases to 15,027 on Wednesday, the state health department said.

Sara Ali Khan is seen posing by the beach while wearing a mask and sporting a casual look, and alongside, she wrote, “Spread Joy.”

A chartered flight carrying 168 Indian ship crew members, who were stranded abroad due to travel restrictions amid the COVID-19 crisis, arrived at the Goa airport from Italy on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

amples of seven suspected COVID-19 patients in Goa have tested positive for the disease, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Thursday.

Goa Antibiotics Private Ltd (GAPL), a central public sector undertaking, has begun the process of procuring a licence to produce hydroxychloroquine sulfate, which has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of COVID-19.

Unemployment may be a major fallout of the COVID-19 lockdown in Goa, as industries in the state have been severely hit and economic activity has come to a standstill.