As part of its fight against the spread of Coronavirus, police in Hyderbad have launched an awareness drive at traffic signals to sensitize the public on preventive measures to be taken to contain the virus.
Five policemen headed by an officer stood in front of motorists waiting at a traffic signal, giving safety tips to people to ward off the coronavirus threat. They demonstrated how people should wash their hands with soap or sanitizer.
— Rachakonda Police (@RachakondaCop) March 19, 2020
In a video shared by Rachakonda Police in Hyderabad, the traffic police official and other showed step by step how to wash the hands, ensuring that all parts are cleaned. The one-and-half minute-long video shows the official also advising people not to shake hands but do 'namaskar' and use a handkerchief while sneezing.
Telangana has reported 16 positive cases of Coronavirus so far.
The state government Rao has closed cinema halls, bars, pubs and clubs till March 31.
Public meetings, seminars, rallies and other such gatherings would not be permitted while educational institutions and coaching centres would remain closed.
(With agency inputs)