Guwahati: No one will get any goods from a shop without a mask in the capital city of Guwahati from now onwards. In a tender to arrest the spread of Covid19 virus in the city, the Kamrup (metro) district administration on Tuesday asked the shopkeepers in the city to opt for ‘no mask no sales’ policy mandatorily.
The decision was once taken after the district administration, Gauhati Municipal Corporation (GMC) and the officials of metro district’s bazaar committees.
The district administration has made it mandatory for all shopkeepers to put sanitizers to be had for their customers and all staffs of the shops were asked to wear masks.
“All shops wish to put up a banner saying ‘no mask-no sales’ mandatorily in the city area. Failing to adhere to the covid protocols in the shops, district administration task force may sealed the shops and business license could also be cancelled,” said an official commentary from Kamrup (metro) district administration.
GMC authority has also asked the bazaar committees to confine transitory shops on by lanes and in front of other shops.
Meantime, two areas in Pandu BBC colony were declared as containment zones after some 10 persons from two families were tested Covid positive. On Monday, the city recorded 217 positive cases.
Though the state catastrophe management authority was once supposed to issue fresh directives on Tuesday, it was once not issued till filing of this outline. Currently, curfew in the city starts from 5 pm to 5 am.
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