Amidst the growing pandemic, wearing masks in public places is one among many precautionary guidelines of COVID-19 implemented by the government. These are important for the protection from the Coronavirus, however, in a recent study issued in the International Journal of Multiphase Flow, a science journal, revealed that masks cannot avoid the suspension of the contagious cough drops in the air for a long time.
The Covid-19 tracing app, Aarogya Setu has been praised by the World Health Organization (WHO). The Director-General Tedros Adhanom said that the application has helped the government’s health department to locate Covid infected people and expand the testing.
There are several other industries dependent on the construction industry in the country. Before the lockdown, there were about 18,000 projects where work was in progress and 30% of the workforce were not working due to the COVID-19 situation.