Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, casinos in Goa, India, will remain closed, with the chief minister, Pramod Sawant, extending a statewide curfew until July 26.
Delta Corp has stated that its casinos in Goa will remain closed due to the closure extension. “Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases being witnessed in Goa, the Government of Goa inter-alia has extended the restrictions in the state till July 26, 2021,” a spokeswoman for the operator said.
“Accordingly, the casinos operated by the company and its subsidiaries in Goa will remain closed during this period.”
When compared to the fourth quarter of last year, the company reported a consolidated net loss of Rs28.93 crore in the first quarter of this year, with sales down 64.1 percent from Rs211.34 crore to Rs75.87 crore, but up 57 percent year-on-year.
Since April 29, all casinos in Goa have been closed. Due to the closures, Delta Corp has applied for a licence fee relief.