Updated: Aug 17, 2021
Weddings have apparently been exempted since they are planned in advance and bookings are made in large banquet halls, hotels and wedding grounds. The Indian Govt Putt a limit of 50 guests would have led to harassment of families and organisers by police and civil authorities. Thanks to Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal urged to perform marriage only in fifty people gathering.
The Delhi government’s decision to not impose a complete ban on gatherings and allow up to 50 people to meet for political, social, cultural and other events.
This was a relief for those who wanna perform their marriage according to the schedule.
but if you have to go, then follow some precautions,” he said. “The moment you reach the venue of a gathering, either sanitise your hand with a hand sanitizer that has at least 70% by volume isopropyl alcohol, or wash them thoroughly with soap and water. If you can’t buy hand sanitizer, spirit that is used for giving injections also contains isopropyl alcohol.”
‘Avoid salads, curd, raw paneer, leafy vegetables’
“At the venue,” he said, “avoid touching any objects. Also do not eat anything raw like salads, curd, raw leafy vegetables in any form, uncooked paneer and cold salads. The caterers should ensure optimum hygiene in the preparation and serving of food.”
Ideally, the doctor added, the caterers should also provide staff to serve people with food so that everyone does not touch the ladles. “And if this facility is not there, people should use a wet wipe or napkin to take servings from the bowls and then discard them.
He also said that all gatherings should provide hand sanitizer at the entrance and only allow guests to enter after using them.
So, he said, “The best way to avoid this virus is through social distancing. There is no vaccination or treatment and therefore surveillance of possible cases is the other important element.”
‘Do not touch your face’
The doctor advised some more precautions. He said that at social gatherings. The moment you reach the venue of a gathering, either sanitise your hand with a hand sanitizer that has at least 70% by volume isopropyl alcohol, or wash them thoroughly with soap and water. If you can’t buy hand sanitizer, spirit that is used for giving injections also contains isopropyl alcohol.