Outside the outskirts of Shillong city and other significant towns of the State, masses are not carefully adhering to the endorsed Standard Operation Protocols (SOPs) on COVID-19. This is in spite of the moderate spike in Coronavirus cases over the State and the constant tokens of the regional organizations about the SOPs to prevent the infection from spreading.
Most of the individuals wear their covers just when heading off to the principle commercial centre to try not to be censure by the authorities. "It is choking to wear the veil during the hour-long excursion to the week after week market in a little truck, " expressed an occupant of Cham in East Jaintia Hills area. Tossing social separating to the breezes, they travel in handfuls on such pickup vehicles nearly consistently.