The infection rate is still increasing in India and there is no evidence of the flattening of the epidemic curve. A paradigm shift is needed in the war against Coronavirus virus. Only a wider awakening of the citizens can help in defeating the novel coronavirus. Its a good sign that people are regularly using handwashers and sanitizers. This not only helps in stop spreading of the virus but also that of water-borne diseases like dysentery, diarrhoea, cholera and typhoid.