Locals garland, shower flowers on sanitation workers in Haryana's Ambala
Locals in Ambala garlanded and showered flowers to sanitation workers and applauded their efforts to battle coronavirus.
From their terraces, the locals of 'Nadi Mohalla' area showered flowers, while those on the lane clapped and garlanded several sanitation workers in Ambala on Thursday.
"I am very happy to see all this. I want to give a suggestion to the people in the country that they should remain inside their homes during the lockdown period so that we can win this battle against coronavirus," Balraj, a sanitation worker, told.
A local, Davinder Sharma said, "We have respected them to boost their courage. They will feel happy with this, they are like family to us. Even before this coronavirus, they have been working here. We also want the government to encourage them in future."
Meanwhile, to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the Gurugram district administration on Thursday declared nine areas in the city as containment zones.
The nine areas include Sector-9, Sector-54/Nirvana Country, Palam Vihar, Emar Palm Gardens Sector-83, Laburnum Society, Sector-39, Village Fazilpur Jharsa, Ward Number 11 Pataudi and Village Raipur Sohna.
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij had informed that there were 134 active cases of Covid-19 in the state, out of which 106 patients were linked to the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi.