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Coronavirus: Health Ministry releases new Covid-19 guidelines for crowded marketplaces

With an increased footfall in marketplaces as people are stepping out for their daily needs, food, shopping or other sources of entertainment, it is likely that the chances of Coronavirus transmission also become higher.

The ministry has come up with some additional guidelines as a preventive measure for all bigger markets, malls, and other supermarkets outside containment zones.

With an increased footfall in marketplaces as people are stepping out for their daily needs, food, shopping or other sources of entertainment, it is likely that the chances of Coronavirus transmission also become higher. In order to curb the potential spread of the deadly viral infection, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has drafted some guidelines for these marketplaces. The ministry has come up with some additional guidelines as a preventive measure for all bigger markets, malls, and other supermarkets outside containment zones. It is to note that markets cannot open in containment zones. Below mentioned are the guidelines for marketplaces.

COVID-19 preventive guidelines for marketplaces

Preventing crowding by any means and taking all preventive measures are the only ways in which the transmission of COVID-19 infection can be curbed. As economic activities have resumed, everyone has to be more careful with their activities.

For malls and supermarkets, the government had earlier released Covid guidelines; those guidelines will remain in force. For restaurants within the marketplaces, the earlier guidelines issued by the government will be applicable.

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