|Time and karma. thenestofbooksreview.blogspot.com|
In this respect, PM Modiji already took the precaution longer before other world leaders and in his address to the nation urged the citizens to follow the government orders. Despite his request and Tamil Nadu CM's stern warning about the impeding danger of the virus in crowded markets, in many pockets of Tamil Nadu foolish people do not care about the warnings. Nor have they understood the aftermath of the present danger that has already shaken the world economy and caused widespread unemployment. What irks me is the remarks on the crowds at the meat shops in many places standing closely and busy buying meat. Their preoccupation is more focused on eating meat to their heart's content in this hour of anxiety, distress and pain than in the interest of their community, their children and most importantly the nation.
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|shut-down across India coronavirus. economictimes.indiatimes.com|
On the first day - March 23 of lockdowns imposed across the country, hundreds of people were booked for violating the norms and issued warnings of arrest with jail terms up to a year if the violations continued. The number of states and Union territories that imposed the lockdowns increased to 28 on Monday with Punjab and Maharashtra, the worst-hit state with 71 confirmed Indian cases, imposing curfews.
In states like Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh, police warned te people through the media: violators were “against the society as they will not stay at home.” Police confiscated vehicles people found violating the norms in states including Haryana and Rajasthan. Despite the barricades, Police in many states did allow people to leave home for genuine reasons - to visit markets to buy essential goods even as most streets wore a deserted look. The only thing is they should not crowd.
The Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison while announcing on Friday Mar 13, 2020 a ban on all non-essential gatherings of over 500 people starting from Monday and urged citizens to strictly follow the Govt. orders.
"It is a precautionary (measure). It is getting ahead of this to ensure that we can minimize the impact on your health and (so) we can ensure with ..we can minimize the impact on your health and (so) we can ensure with confidence the ability for people to be accessing the health services that they and their families will need," he said.
With a tally just shy of 123000 US has the highest confirmed coronavirus cases globally. It accounted for one third of national death in New York; 700 people died according to the Johns Hopkins university. This was due to partial shut down