In view of the ‘Janata curfew’ which has been extended till the midnight of March 25, the Goa police have appealed to the public to stay indoors and adopt social distancing as a precautionary against coronavirus outbreak.
Apart from public, the police have also appealed
to the priests of all religious places to adhere to the directions and advise followers to pray from home.
“As they say God is everywhere and he also resides within us,” said Superintendent of Police (SP) Bosco George in an appeal made to the public.
“Please help us arrest the spread of this deadly virus. We request that devotees should stay indoors, keep themselves and their families safe. Let only essential prayer services be performed in temples, churches, mosques and gurudwaras,” said George.
George said that pandemics do not care for territorial borders, castes, religions and communities.
“We can very well avoid (coronavirus) its spread by adopting social distancing norms,” said George.
Apart from this, the police personnel on the police control room (PCR) vehicles have been making appeals to the public through an audio message requesting them to stay indoors.
Police personnel have also been posted at various locations throughout the state with an aim to prohibit unnecessary public movement. At the location, policeman also records the name, address and also the destination where the person wants to go.