Kerala, March 20, 2020: The novel coronavirus has spread to over 145 countries and claimed over 9,000 lives. In India, 196 confirmed cases and 4 deaths have been reported. According to health officials, practicing social distancing is one of the most effective ways to control the spread of the virus. Hence, people across the world are being advised to stay at home and avoid physical contact with others.
Amid this scenario, a picture from Kerala has surfaced on the internet and has gone viral. Going by the picture, it seems the residents of the state have found a new way to practice social distancing, that too, while standing in queues to buy liquor.
The viral picture shows several men standing in a queue to buy liquor. But it is not a usual queue.
The photograph is winning the internet and has left the netizens delighted. Several users dropped in comments to express their thoughts on it. Some users even shared interesting videos in which people can be seen practicing social distancing while standing in the queue to buy liquor.
Social distancing at Bevco outlets pic.twitter.com/tOVoEReKVc— binu karunakaran (@litemeter) March 19, 2020