Indians wait in queue to receive Covid-19 inoculation at a vaccination centre in Mumbai city on April 5. The state government of Maharashtra announced new restrictions, including a night curfew and a strict lockdown on the weekends to combat a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indians wait in queue to receive Covid-19 inoculation at a vaccination centre in Mumbai city on April 5. The state government of Maharashtra announced new restrictions, including a night curfew and a strict lockdown on the weekends to combat a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | Coronavirus in India: ban festivals, push vaccines on war footing

  • Festivals lead to large gatherings and neglect of Covid-19 protocols. A ban would be wise
  • Israel, Australia and New Zealand have shown how to be proactive on vaccinations and quarantine

Indians wait in queue to receive Covid-19 inoculation at a vaccination centre in Mumbai city on April 5. The state government of Maharashtra announced new restrictions, including a night curfew and a strict lockdown on the weekends to combat a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indians wait in queue to receive Covid-19 inoculation at a vaccination centre in Mumbai city on April 5. The state government of Maharashtra announced new restrictions, including a night curfew and a strict lockdown on the weekends to combat a spike in coronavirus cases. Photo: EPA-EFE
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