Last Updated:

Salon Employees In Gujarat Don Full-length PPEs; Give Haircuts To Mask-wearing Customers

In a bid to contain spread of Coronavirus infection, workers at a salon in Nadiad, Gujarat, were seen taking precautions while giving haircuts to the customers

Gujarat

In a bid to contain the spread of Coronavirus infection, workers at a salon in Nadiad, Gujarat, were seen taking precautions while giving haircuts to the customers, by wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits. The customers at the salon were also seen taking necessary precautions by wearing face masks. Social distancing is also being strictly followed inside the salon. This is despite salons not being allowed to remain open at this point in time.

READ | Mumbai's COVID-19 cases cross 15,000-mark; death toll reaches 595

"We are taking all precautions prescribed by the government to ensure that workers and customers do not contract COVID-19," said Vishal Limbachiya, a salon owner.

READ | 15 test COVID positive in Assam after coming in contact with infected person, cases at 79

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is most important in preventing transmission of the coronavirus not only in treatment centres but also in various activities, e.g. cleaning, waste management and safe burials, and community care related to the outbreak.

COVID-19 cases in India

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in India reached 78,003 as of Thursday, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The tally is inclusive of 49,219 active cases, 26,234 cured/discharged patients, and 2,549 deaths. As India is currently under the third lockdown phase that will end by May 17, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday declared that the fourth phase of lockdown will be based on states' suggestions and the details about the same will be declared soon.

READ | Coronavirus Live Updates: Total cases rise to 74,281; FM announces 1st tranche of stimulus

READ | Two deaths, 41 fresh COVID-19 cases in Telangana on Wednesday

(With ANI inputs)

First Published:
By 2030, 40% Indians will not have access to drinking water
SAVE WATER NOW
PEOPLE HAVE PLEDGED SO FAR