1,660 new COVID infections were reported on Friday in Mumbai.
Urging folks in the city to practice COVID-appropriate behavior, Mumbai Police has repetitively devised ingenious techniques to spread awareness regarding the ongoing pandemic. In the latest turn of events, the law enforcement authority deployed a witty interpretation of the much-awaited 'Friends' reunion, through a tweet that asked the citizens to be wary of the current situation. Catching the attention of the netizens, it quickly garnered a horde of comical replies!
'Reunite' only after the final COVID season ends!
'Reunite' with your F.R.I.E.N.D.S - but only after the final season of #COVID19 please? Till then, online meet-ups… https://t.co/A81XajYANI— Mumbai Police (@Mumbai Police)1621049569.0
Shared on the official Twitter handle of Mumbai Police, the note requests the residents to avoid meet-ups with their friends till the final season of COVID-19 is over. The tweet carries a picture of the upcoming show and uses a direct exposition for attracting the viewers. "'Reunite' with your F.R.I.E.N.D.S - but only after the final season of #COVID19 please? Till then, online meet-ups will 'be there for you' #FriendsForever #FriendsOfSafety #TakingOnCorona," read the tweet.
It is not the first instance of such a captivating measure to ward off the public from stepping out of their house. In the past, the police department has used narratives and pictures from "Uri: The Surgical Strike", "Gulabo Sitabo", "Main Hoon Na" and 'Stree" and many others to aid the process awareness. Given the monotony spurred by the present circumstances, it is essential that the authorities think of such inventive ways to circulate warnings and cautions from time to time.
Mumbai COVID update
With 1,660 new infections reported on Friday, the COVID graph in Mumbai continues to be stable and it is expected that the cases would dip down further in the days to come. While 2,077 recoveries were marked on Friday, 62 individuals succumbed to the virus on the same day. Despite the controlled tallies, it is important that the citizens adhere to all guidelines and protocol if stability has to be restored.