Koyambedu Market May Be Shifted Out

The Hindu|April 28, 2020

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Koyambedu Market May Be Shifted Out
Decision likely at today's meeting of stakeholders; aim is to enforce physical distancing

A decision on temporarily shifting the Koyambedu wholesale vegetable and fruits market, as a precautionary measure, is likely to be taken on Tuesday after a second round of talks between officials and traders’ associations.

This comes in the wake of physical distancing norms being flouted at the market. During a meeting with traders' associations on Monday, City Police Commissioner A.K. Viswanathan said the market will have to be closed if four or more persons in the complex test positive for COVID-19.

Traders indulged in retail sale of vegetables and fruits on the pretext of wholesale sales and physical distancing norms were flouted at the market, he added. Moreover, two persons associated with the market had tested positive for COVID-19.

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April 28, 2020