In the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Haryana government on Saturday imposed a ban on the public rallies to prevent the spreading of a pandemic. Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij stated that they have imposed a ban on the political, religious or social rallies in the state. Anil Vij also said that if anyone will fail to comply with the order will be punished under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The Health Minister further stated that although there have been no announcements over the closure of malls across the state, people must keep hand sanitizers.
Preparations of Coronavirus in Haryana
While talking about the preparations being done in the wake of coronavirus in Haryana, Anil Vij was quoted by news agency ANI as saying: “We have set up isolation wards in all the hospitals. We have instructed hospitals to set up flu corners as well.”
“Switch to Vegetarian food”
Adding, the health minister requested people to switch to vegetarian food to prevent the spreading of coronavirus. “This is the need of the hour. People should become vegetarians and avoid breeding infections like coronavirus by animal consumption,” he added.
Coronavirus in India
India has reported 84 confirmed cases so far with two casualties, one each from Delhi and Karnataka. A 76-year-old man was died in Karnataka due to the pandemic, while in Delhi, a 68-year-old woman lost the battle with coronavirus and passed away.