Indian telecom giants observing the increased risk of Covid-19 spread have started warning users. Reliance Jio, Airtel, BSNL are now cautioning users in Hindi and English whenever they make a call.
The pre recorder message goes like this: “Always protect your face with a handkerchief or tissue while coughing or sneezing. Regularly clean hands with soap. Avoid touching your face, eyes, or nose. If someone has cough, fever, or breathlessness maintain one metre distance. If needed, visit your nearest health centre immediately.”
Vodafone is on the verge of implementing the warning message and Airtel is looking forward to spread the reach of its alert.
Many manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies rely on China for its materials and are seeking government’s help for the same. Till date, 43 cases have been registered; out of which three of them have recovered completely.
Many firms have suggested their employees to work from home and Paytm, financial services startup has requested its employees at Noida and Gurgaon not to come to office in the past week. This is on the backdrop of an employee being tested positive with the new virus.
Zoho, Chennai-headquartered cloud services firm has also advised its employees to work from home with full caution and Tech Mahindra also took the same call.
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