On Friday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant had said that around 800 foreign tourists of various nationalities were still stranded in Goa and they would be evacuated to their respective countries over the weekend.
Saudi Arabia plans to ease curfew hours it imposed on several cities during the month of Ramadan to allow people more time to shop for essential needs within the boundaries of their neighbourhoods, state news agency (SPA) reported on Tuesday.
This week New York will enter phase one of the state's plan to reboot economic activities shuttered due to COVID-19, which caused more than 21,000 confirmed and probable deaths in America's most populous city.
Minneapolis, the epicenter of the unrest, was gripped by a fifth consecutive night of violence on Saturday with police in riot gear firing tear gas and stun grenades at protesters venting fury at the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, during an arrest in the city.
When asked on Sud Radio about the likelihood of a curfew for cities such as Paris where cases are surging, she referred back to Prime Minister Jean Castex' comments that no options can be ruled out.
Outside those exceptional areas, curfews will be eased between 9am and 5pm (0600-1400 GMT) effective on Sunday until May 13. The Muslim fasting month of Ramadan began on Friday.
According to a tally from official sources compiled by a reputable news agency the coronavirus has killed more than 1.8 million people globally since emerging in China in December 2019.
The measures will be effective from 8.00 pm on Saturday, 4 April, 2020 for a period of two weeks, subject to renewal.
Italy’s Campania region, based on the southern city of Naples, said on Friday it would impose a lockdown to tame the coronavirus and urged the whole country to follow suit as new infections hit a record high.