Coronavirus: These types of shops to remain closed in Odisha capital
Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has ordered for closure of various types of shops in the city until further orders due to coronavirus outbreak.
As per the direction of the State Government, all stand-alone restaurants, bars, coffee shops, canteens, eateries of all kinds where a large number of people dine and congregate will remain closed in Bhubaneswar.
This apart, jewellery showrooms and shops, electronic appliances showrooms and shops, four wheeler/automobile/bicycle showrooms, sports item and equipment showrooms, furniture showrooms and godowns, shoes and bags showrooms, marble/tile godowns, watch showrooms and shops, home paint shops and godowns, books and magazine stores and gift item/invitation card stores will remain closed, an official order of the BMC said.
Respective Zonal Deputy Commissioners have been directed to ensure closing of such shops/stores/godowns.
Shops selling food items such as groceries, vegetables, meat, chicken, egg and other essential daily need items shall have to maintain social distancing of two meters among the customers and staff of the shops as well, the order said.