Officials take innovative route to educate public on COVID-appropriate behaviour
They tied face masks to the faces of the statues of freedom fighters.
To drive dwelling the dire significance of COVID-19-appropriate behaviour and comprise the rapidly-spreading virus, district Collector D. Muralidhar Reddy, Joint Collectors G. Lakshmisha and Ch.Kirthi and Kakinada Municipal Commissioner Swapnil Dinakar tied face masks to the faces of the statues of freedom fighters. The goal was to urge the public to draw inspiration from the liberty fighters and train precautionary measures to comprise the unfold of the virus in East Godavari district.
In a novel try to persuade the public to be vigilant on the unfold of the COVID-19 by carrying masks, keep social-distance in public locations, the civil servants have launched the initiative.
Later, talking to the media, Mr. Reddy stated regardless of the district had been witnessing greater than 1,000 COVID-19 instances every single day within the latest days, individuals have been reluctant to put on masks. “We thought by seeing these statues with masks on their faces, people may get influenced and start following the same,” he stated.
He stated it was excessive time the public exercised self-discipline by carrying the masks and sustaining social-distance in public locations.
The Collector directed the officers to use masks on the statues of freedom fighters throughout the district of their respective space.
By Tuesday afternoon, the statues of many freedom fighters in public locations have been seen with masks tied as a part of COVID-19 marketing campaign.