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UP man builds treehouse to keep himself in seclusion amid COVID-19 outbreak

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 11 April 2020, 11:37 IST

To keep coronavirus at bay, people are following the social distancing. People are even using some bizarre steps to keep themselves protected from the novel coronavirus. One such news has come to light from the Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur district where a man in Asodha village took serious steps to main the social distancing amid COVID-19 outbreak.

The man named Mukul Tyagi built a treehouse to keep himself in isolation. He termed his creation as a treehouse. However, his treehouse is made of old and dried wood logs tied together to make a platform.

According to the ANI reports, Tyagi said that this is the only way to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus by maintaining social distancing.

"Keeping the rule of social distancing in mind, we decided to live in solitude. With my son's help, we cut the trees and joined the planks together," he said.

"My father came up with the idea of building the treehouse. We used dried trees and cut them in order to make the planks. Then, we tied those planks together. It was a great experience building the treehouse," Mukul's son told news agency ANI.

"Living here, we feel close to nature and the environment is also very clean. I am enjoying my experience of living in the wild," he said. With respect to their eating arrangements, he said that food comes from home.

Due to coronavirus, over 400 cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said.

While in India, the confirmed cases for coronavirus have reached over 7,000 while over 200 deaths have been reported so far.

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First published: 11 April 2020, 11:00 IST