The journey of revenge may jeopardize profits and create new COVID cases, Center raises alarm. India News – Times of India

New Delhi: Amidst the huge crowd of people gathered at the hill stations, Center warned on Tuesday that the ‘Badla Yatra’ could jeopardize profits and create new Covid-19 cases, even as the country struggles with a second wave to restart economic activity. Used to be.
“The virus will get a chance to spread again if people continue to roam the hill stations and markets without wearing masks and maintaining physical distance,” Lav AgarwalThe Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry said, urging people to utilize the rest for carrying out essential activities while adhering to the COVID-appropriate norms like hand hygiene, proper use of masks and maintaining physical distancing.

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Tourists flout Covid norms in hill stations

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Tourists make some ventures on the banks of the river near the danger zone of the Beas river in Manali. (PTI photo)

The daily new cases have come down significantly in the last few weeks. The average daily new cases during July 3-6 were 40,420 as compared to over 3.89 lakh cases reported in the first week of May (1-7). On Monday, about 34,703 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported from across the country.
“The pictures (from hill stations) we have seen today are very frightening. COVID-appropriate behavior is absolutely essential. We have to be very responsible and very cautious,” Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Balaram Bhargava said.
Officials cited an online survey in which 33,000 respondents indicated gross violations in terms of use of masks and physical distancing. The survey shows that 69% of the respondents were not complying with the proper use of masks, while 63% had a complete lack of compliance with physical distancing norms and 24% showed limited compliance. Only 11% said that they completely follow the physical distancing norms.
“Now, with the lifting of the ban, people are anticipating this virus is over. The virus is still around and it is important to continue with the measures. gross violation of s covid Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health said that proper behavior can reduce the gains achieved so far through COVID management and we may again face a challenge.

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