In a bid to stop the spread of COVID-19, Uttarakhand government has come out with a colorful poster explaining people the benefits of staying indoors and how it will help to combat the menace. Also Read - 'Stay Home, I Will Work For You Everyday': Here's What A Day in The Life Of A Doctor Is Like Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
In the poster, a slogan “Hum Ghar Par Rukenge, Tabhi Corona Rukega” has been inscribed. (If we stay indoors, then only spread of CORONA can be halted). Also Read - Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan, Vicky Kaushal Request People to Stay Home Till The Government Advises- Watch
It also asked people to follow the ethics of shopping during a global pandemic and refrain from practicing panic buying. The poster shows a couple of people with over stacked shopping baskets due to the fear that there will be a dearth of essential commodities in the market due to the lockdown.
The Trivendra Singh Rawat-led government has also provided a helpline number – 18001801200/104 for the people in case of emergency or to seek any sort of aid from the government during the lockdown period.
The Central government has announced a complete lockdown of the entire country for 21 days to fight COVID-19. All road, rail and air services will remain suspended during the lockdown, which came into force at midnight.
India has recorded 512 active coronavirus cases till now. A total of 9 deaths have been reported from across the country and 40 people have been cured.
This data was compiled by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.