Jalandhar administration to ensure distancing in grain markets The Tribune India
| Monday | 12th April, 2021
Tribune News ServiceJalandhar April 8To prevent the spread of Covid in mandis and to protect the health and safety of farmers and labourers the 30X30 feet bocks have been made at all permanent mandis to ensure social distancing.
Drawn with white chalk on the mandis' brick floors this is being done to ensure at least 6 feet social distancing as per Covid protocol.
Notably neighbouring to Jalandhar amidst the present peak in Covid the Kapurthala district cases have also surpassed all previous records.
While the district has seen over 9000 cases of Covid it is piling on over 150 cases on an average for the past one week.
The DC said to prevent crowds accumulating in mandis passes were also being released to farmers so that farmers bring their grains on designated dates only.
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