Jamshedpur, Oct 9: During a telephonic press meet, the Dr Rajan Choudhry former general manager, medical services, Tata Steel, said that the spurt in coronavirus cases has reduced and it is important for the general public to stay away from crowds during the festivals. �We have witnessed a rise in cases during August and September. The intensity of the virus has reduced. In order to ensure safety during the coming months it is really very important for people to stay away from the crowd. They should avoid gathering in rituals and celebrate the festival with their family members,� he noted.