Coronavirus: Supporters gathered to greet Tamil Nadu Minister Sellur Raju, who recovered from COVID-19.

Chennai:

In gross violation of coronavirus security norms, a lot of staff from the ruling AIADMK – many with out masks – gathered in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai to welcome a minister who had returned from the hospital after recovering from COVID-19.

Bodily distancing, key to containing the unfold of the coronavirus, was ignored as supporters vied with one another to catch a glimpse of Cooperation Minister Sellur Raju, whose dwelling seat is Madurai West.

Law enforcement officials and celebration functionaries accompanying the minister needed to prohibit supporters from getting too near Mr Raju. The group even disrupted visitors and burst crackers on the highway because the minister’s motorcade arrived.

The visuals are significantly disturbing as Madurai is presently the state’s second greatest coronavirus hotspots after Chennai.

Earlier, wishing speedy restoration to Mr Raju, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam had appealed to the individuals to watch out and cautious whereas doing their obligation.

Mr Raju had examined optimistic for the coronavirus on July 10. He’s the third minister to get COVID-19 within the EK Palaniswami-led authorities. In Tamil Nadu, no less than 10 MLAs, together with ministers, have examined optimistic for the coronavirus.

Just lately, DMK lawmaker Palakadai Anbazhagan died after contracting the coronavirus. Just a few hundred individuals had gathered for his funeral compromising social distancing norms.

Tamil Nadu has the second highest variety of coronavirus circumstances within the nation after Maharashtra. The state reported 5,864 contemporary circumstances yesterday, taking its complete variety of lively circumstances to 57,962, with 3,838 deaths.

As we speak, India reported greater than 50,000 circumstances for second day in a row. There are actually greater than 5.45 lakh lively circumstances within the nation. Its restoration price stands at virtually 64 per cent with a doubling price of 20 days.

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