NEW DELHI: Keeping up with the trend of law enforcement agencies using social media to create awareness around public interest campaigns,
on Monday asked followers on Twitter "How is the distance?"
The spin-off to the popular dialogue "How's the josh?" from the 2019 blockbuster movie 'Uri', immediately caught the attention of the twitterati.
The Mumbai police's post came in the backdrop of Centre allowing states to ease lockdown restrictions Monday onwards, reminding people to wear face masks and to maintain 6 feet distance while venturing out to common spaces.
How’s the distance: https://t.co/uMgRomg8pX— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) 1591587012000
Maharashtra's Covid-19 tally rose to 85,975 on Sunday with 3,007 new cases while the fatality count mounted by 91, including 61 deaths in Mumbai, to 3,060, state Health department said.
The recovery rate for Maharashtra, which has the highest case load in the country, now slightly increased from 45.06 per cent to 45.72 per cent on Sunday. The fatality rate stood at 3.55 per cent, an official statement said.