Days after doctors did immunity-boosting yoga with COVID-19 patients at Delhi's largest coronavirus treatment facility a new video of them dancing with patients at another Covid Care Centre in the national capital has been shared widely on the internet.
The clip of doctors shaking a leg with coronavirus patients spread cheer across the country on day when its total case count neared 12 lakh.
The medical professionals can be seen gracefully doing a mix of Indian and Western classical dance moves.
Earlier as well, many videos of doctors dancing to boost patients' morale, beat their own stress and spread positivity have emerged from different parts of the country, including Delhi, Bengaluru, Kanpur and Chennai, among others. These videos had earned high praise on the internet, where people applauded the doctors' spirit and sense of humour despite working long hours in PPE kits to treat a highly contagious and deadly disease.
Delhi is the third worst-hit by coronavirus in India after Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. It added 1,324 fresh coronavirus cases today taking its total Covid count to 1.25 lakh cases.
Almost a quarter of the population of the city-state has contracted COVID-19 till now, but its case doubling rate has risen to 100 days and the recovery rate is well above 80 per cent.
With this, the Delhi government today said it would conduct monthly surveys to check the prevalence of coronavirus among the general population. State's health minister Satyendar Jain announced the beginning of the first of this series of surveys from August 1 to 5.