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No gatherings, online shopping: Centre's COVID-19 advisory during festive season

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The central government on Saturday directed states to ensure that COVID-19 precautions are followed during the festive season. The government advisory recommended relying on online shopping, avoiding unnecessary travels, no mass gatherings, etc., as it threatened strict action for violations. It also directed states to ramp up testing, tracking, and treatment of COVID-19 cases, along with vaccinations.