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Social distancing for the win - Study shows the practice prevented more than 1.5 million COVID-19 cases


New Delhi: When the coronavirus outbreak began in the last week of December 2019, and experts found that the virus could spread from sneeze and cough droplets from an infected person, social distancing, among other measures such as hand and respiratory hygiene, was recommended as a preventive measure. People were asked to maintain a distance of about 6 feet from each other, to prevent the spread of the virus.

In his various addresses to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also talked about the importance of social distancing. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention also recommended maintaining a distance ...


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