People standing in separate circles marked with chalk while collecting basic supplies from a grocery shop at Andheri East on Wednesday. Photo/ANI
People standing in separate circles marked with chalk while collecting basic supplies from a grocery shop at Andheri East on Wednesday. Photo/ANI

Combating COVID-19: People in Mumbai practice social distancing at grocery store

ANI | Updated: Mar 25, 2020 17:52 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Mar 25 (ANI): Following the nationwide lockdown in the wake of the threat posed by COVID-19, people here on Wednesday practised social distancing among themselves.
To keep a safe distance between themselves, people stood in separate circles marked with chalk while collecting basic supplies from a grocery shop at Andheri East.
In his address to the nation on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in the entire country from 12 o'clock midnight and had appealed to the people to maintain social distancing to combat COVID-19
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the number of confirmed positive cases in India of COVID-19 has reached 562. (ANI)

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