New COVID-19 guidelines issued for market places

First Published Dec 1, 2020, 4:07 PM IST

The Health Ministry has issued new COVID-19 guidelines for market places. These include fines for not wearing masks and discounts for shopping during lean hours. The SOPs outlined that market places in containment zones shall remain closed.
 

<p>The SOPs outlined that market places in containment zones shall remain closed. Shop owners and employees living in containment zones shall not be allowed entry into marketplaces.</p>

The SOPs outlined that market places in containment zones shall remain closed. Shop owners and employees living in containment zones shall not be allowed entry into marketplaces.

<p>According to the SOPs, COVID-appropriate behaviour in marketplaces may be regulated by market associations through a number of measures.</p>

According to the SOPs, COVID-appropriate behaviour in marketplaces may be regulated by market associations through a number of measures.

<p>It also suggested setting up mask dispensing kiosks at government-approved rates at entry points of markets and parking lots.</p>

It also suggested setting up mask dispensing kiosks at government-approved rates at entry points of markets and parking lots.

<p>The guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health specifically require that a person over the age of 65, a pregnant woman, and a child under the age of 10 must stay at home in areas where the risk of infection is high.<br />
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The guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health specifically require that a person over the age of 65, a pregnant woman, and a child under the age of 10 must stay at home in areas where the risk of infection is high.
 

<p>According to the new guidelines, market associations will have to form a sub-committee to facilitate the implementation of COVID-19 guidelines.&nbsp;<br />
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According to the new guidelines, market associations will have to form a sub-committee to facilitate the implementation of COVID-19 guidelines. 
 

 

<p>Considering the whole situation, arrangements have to be made to open the market every alternative day.&nbsp;<br />
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Considering the whole situation, arrangements have to be made to open the market every alternative day.