Markets in Shimla to Remain Closed on Sundays Amid Rising COVID Cases
The step has been taken as a preventive measure due to increasing number of COVID-19 cases in Shimla.
Shimla: Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in Shimla, the administration has directed all markets in Shimla district to be closed on Sundays.
In an order issued on Saturday, Shimla district magistrate Apoorv Devgan said that all shops except those selling essential commodities including food items, medical stores, restaurants would remain closed on Sundays till further orders.
The step has been taken as a preventive measure due to increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the district, an official said.
The district administration also issued guidelines for holding social, academic, sports, religious and other types of gatherings.