According to the orders received from Goa state DC, all passengers coming into the state should carry a negative RT-PCR test result. The report should however not be more than 72 hours before the entry to the state and as an alternative one can visit Goa if they are fully vaccinated against the covid-19 virus. The rules will be applicable for people travelling via trains too.
Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant said on June 17th that Goa would resume tourism after every citizen are vaccinated and everyone aged above 18 should at least receive 1 dose of vaccine. Only after achieving this target, Goa will be open to tourism. The CM also said that this target should be achieved by July 31.
While Goa is shut down to tourism as a whole, it will reopen in a phased manner. The government will open for activities that won’t trigger the spread of coronavirus. Guests at hotels would be asked to carry negative RT-PCR test result and they should abide by the protocols. The nightlife in Goa would also not be resumed till the coronavirus situation in India comes under control.
Following the DC order, people entering via trains should also carry negative RT-PCR test results however the exception is for residents of Goa with proof of residence, people coming to Goa on a medical emergency, people coming in an ambulance for a medical emergency, people entering Goa for work purpose with Work ID or proof of a letter from employment will be exempted.