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Indians drop guard on masking, social distancing norms as festive season begins

LiveMint | 10/10/2021 10:50 PM | Click to read full article

As India enters peak festive season that sees greater instances of socializing and gatherings, a survey has found reduced compliance to masking and lowering of guard when it comes to social distancing in what are signs of slackening covid-appropriate behaviour in the country.

Only 13% of those surveyed rated mask compliance as good, while only 6% of those surveyed said that social-distancing compliance around them was “good".