COVID-19: Chennai corporation bans Zomato, Swiggy, allows e-groceries to home deliver
| Wednesday | 25th March, 2020
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: Home delivery of cooked food by online food delivery applications like Zomato and Swiggy, has been banned, according to an official statement by the Greater Chennai Corporation on Wednesday.
However, the corporation has allowed e-commerce companies to home deliver essentials including grocery and vegetables, in the city.
Employees must wear safety gear like masks, gloves and caps, right from the production to delivery," said corporation commissioner, G Prakash.
He added that companies found violating these protocols at any point of inspection will be barred from delivering further.
Cooked food distribution by an agency or a volunteer has been completely banned.
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