As the positive cases of COVID-19 in India are increasing rapidly. The central government and state government have come forward to create awareness regarding social distancing to prevent the spread of Novel Coronavirus.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal shares a video on twitter where he is urging everyone to practice social distancing, avoid crowded place and take precautions to protect our society from COVID-19 pandemic.
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) March 21, 2020
On 19th March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his speech, asked the citizens of India to observe self-curfew on Sunday, March 22 from 7 am to 9 pm. Calling it Janata Curfew, he also requested people to stand on their balconies asking them to clap to show the respect to medical professionals and emergency responders who are working tirelessly to contain the coronavirus.
PM Narendra Modi shares a video on twitter and write “Minute precautions can make monumental impacts and save many lives”.
Minute precautions can make monumental impacts and save many lives.
Saw this interesting video on social media. If you have such videos that can educate people and spread awareness on battling COVID-19, please do so using #IndiaFightsCorona. pic.twitter.com/OfguKRMs1g
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 21, 2020
Many have come in support of the “Break the chain” campaign to create awareness about social distancing.
It’s very important that we understand the need of social isolation to break the chain, don’t spread information from unreliable sources, don’t ignore the health advisories & for sure follow the hygiene measures.#coronavirus pic.twitter.com/F0IgIB8rhx
— Suresh Raina🇮🇳 (@ImRaina) March 16, 2020
Limit contact. Break the chain. Flatten the curve. pic.twitter.com/iYOQQbZAUq
— Tom Eaton (@TomEatonSA) March 20, 2020
Total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in India are 275 so far while it has reached more than 2,78,000 throughout the world. WHO declared the coronavirus as a pandemic which first originated from Wuhan China and has claimed more than 11,500 lives so far.