Amidst the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, Rachakonda Traffic Police, Telangana, on Thursday launched an initiative to sensitize commuters to control the spread of COVID-19.
Rachakonda Traffic Police took to Twitter and posted a video, which has gone viral on social media, in which an officer can be seen instructing the commuters on how to wash their hands properly.
“#RachakondaTrafficPolice sensitizing commuters on the precautions to be taken to ward off #coronavirus at Kothapet circle,” Rachakonda Police captioned the video on Twitter.
— Rachakonda Police (@RachakondaCop) March 19, 2020
This comes a day after a video of the Kerala Police doing handwash dance went viral. The video was intended at generating awareness of the handwashing technique.
In the video, a group of police personnel wore masks and performed a handwashing dance to the Malayalam song Kalakkatha from Prithviraj’s film Ayyapanum Koshiyum.
പ്രവർത്തിക്കാം നമുക്കൊരുമിച്ച്പരിഭ്രാന്തിയല്ല; ജാഗ്രതയാണ് ആവശ്യംകേരളാപോലീസ് ഒപ്പമുണ്ട്An awareness video made by Kerala Police, India, on safe methods for hand washing as prescribed by WHO in the wake of COVID – 19 Spreaad#WORLDHEALTHORGANIZATION #IMA #WHO #COVID19 #CORONA #POLICE #UNICEF #BREAKTHECHAIN #SafeHandsChallenge
State Police Media Centre Kerala यांनी वर पोस्ट केले मंगळवार, १७ मार्च, २०२०
Also, WHO has asked people to wash their hands frequently apart from following other precautionary measures.
To avoid transmission of COVID-19, several scientists and researchers, as well as the World Health Organisation (WHO), emphasized that Alcohol-based hand rubs should be used.
How to handwash?
— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) March 14, 2020
The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Kerala and Telangana has risen to 24 and 13, respectively.