COVID-19: Armed with face masks and sanitiser, couple ties the knot in Mumbai

Updated: Jul 14, 2020, 08:40 | Sunny Rodricks
  • Amid the coronavirus crisis, a couple tied the knot in the presence of their family and friends in Parel, following all the norms laid down by the Union Home Ministry.

  • For their intimate wedding, the couple and all the guests were seen donning face mask while some were even wearing hand gloves. The couple exchanged vows in a traditional Maharashtrian wedding.

  • In photo: The couple and their relatives armed with face mask were seen performing the wedding rituals while following social distancing norms.

  • The body temperature of all guests was checked and social distancing was practiced at the wedding venue. Even the bride and the groom were seen armed with face masks at all times.

  • While only 50 guests were allowed to take part in the wedding, many joined the celebration via video call to bless the newly married couple.

  • In photo: A man checking the temperature of the bride and the groom before they enter the wedding hall.

  • Maharashtra continued to witness a spike in the number of coronavirus cases. The state health department said that Maharashtra has over 2.60 lakh positive cases.

  • Of the 2,60,924 coronavirus cases, the state has 1,05,637 active cases and about 10,482 deaths have been reported. Maharashtra continues to remain the worst affected states in India.

  • Amid the COVID-19 crisis, members of the Sion Friends Circle, a group that works for the welfare of the area, were seen feeding stray dogs at Wadala  on Monday.

  • Besides feeding the strays, the Sion Friends Circle has also been sanitising homes, autos, and cabs in the area, and has set up a free bookstall for children, since book shops aren't fully functional.

  • In photo: A man enjoys cycling amid heavy rainfall in Juhu.

  • The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) healthcare workers were seen conducting door-to-door screening in every nook and corner of the city.

  • In photo: A BMC healthcare worker takes rest in a car after a day's work in Juhu.

  • In photo: A dentist wearing protective gear treats a patient at his clinic in Mahim.

  • In photo: A couple enjoys the cloudy weather at Carter Road promenade in Bandra.

  • In photo: A dog makes the most of the joyride in a car at Carter Road in Bandra.

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As Mumbai continues to witness a spike in COVID-19 cases, a couple armed with face mask exchanged vows in the presence of their family and friends. Though Maharashtra is witnessing a major spike in the number of positive cases daily, citizens in Mumbai can be seen making the most of the rainy season.

(All Photos/Satej Shinde, Shadab Khan, Ashish Raje, and Pardeep Dhivar)