COVID-19: Baramati wears a deserted look amid lockdown

Akshay Badwe
Monday, 7 September 2020

Citizens were seen exercising caution in the wake of coronavirus scare  as Baramati wore a deserted look on Monday

Baramati: Citizens were seen exercising caution in the wake of coronavirus scare in Baramati, while most preferred to remain indoors to avoid crowded places as a precaution on Monday.

The police closed many of the prominent roads of the city with heavy police force was seen deployed in city on Monday. 180 police personnel along with State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) have been deployed in city as well as tehsil area of Baramati. Deputy Superintendent of Police Narayan Shirgaonkar and Police Inspector Audambar Patil has also appealed citizens to take care of themselves as Baramati is turning out to be a new hotspot for the novel coronavirus. The police has also appealed that special care should be taken of senior citizens and children as it will help curtail further spread of the contagion. The rapidly rising death toll in Baramati has raised concerns of all. Citizens are not following instructions about use of masks while going out in public places and avoiding spitting in public places. As a result, many such citizens are acting as super-spreaders of the deadly Covid-19 disease.

The Janata Curfew led to nearly deserted streets in Baramati. The coronavirus cases are on the rise in the tehsil area including the city as well. Medical professionals recently stated that adequate care is the key to affected patients regardless of the patient being a common man or from the elite class.

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