Coronavirus’ detection in India, the second most populated country has raised alarm with the list of suspected patients is increasing with each passing day. Over which the government of India rolled up the sleeves to bring awareness amongst the citizen especially in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Telangana where the number of suspects is observed to be more.
Besides the government’s constant efforts to educate people over the preventive measures, various national & local channels have taken up the responsibility of speeding the message. While a few of the channels has been telecasting the detailed ads of various preventive measures, certain channels rope in local celebrities to ring awareness.
All main mobile operators, including BSNL, Jio, Airtel are playing an automated caller tune that functions as a health advisory on coronavirus. The subscribers if Jio noted that from Saturday’s morning a caller tune that offers updates, health advice and helpline numbers for assistance on the coronavirus outbreak is being played. Reportedly, the move is based on a directive by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT).