Major markets in Kasargod closed due to rising coronavirus cases


Steephan Kayyar

Daijiworld Media Network - Kasargod (SP)

Kasargod, Jul 11: It has been observed that coronavirus has been spreading in the district because of contacts. Therefore, it has been decided to close major market places in the district for a week.

The fish and vegetables market at Kali Kadavu, Cherkala town, Kanhangad fish and vegetable market, Trikaripiura, Nileshwara, Kumble,Kasargod vegetable and fish market, Kunjathur Mada fish market, Uppala fish market, Uppala Hanafi Bazar vegetables shop, and Majeer Palla vegetable shop have been closed down till July 17.

Roads leading to the market in Kasargod town have been closed.

On Friday July 10, coronavirus infection was confirmed in 11 persons from here including five businessmen. As the disease is spreading through contacts, the district administration has taken strict action. On Friday evening, district collector Dr D Sajith Babu, district superintendent of police D Shilpa, and district medical officer Dr Ramdas, conducted a meeting where discussions were held about steps that can be taken to control the situation.

In the third phase, infection was confirmed in 11 persons in the district on Friday. Therefore, strict steps have been taken in an effort to contain the spread of the pandemic.

 

 

  

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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    they are waking up now...till now dreaming...

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  • Naresh, Kerala

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    The entire problem was created because Chaiwala was in deep slumber who woke up to the reality very late..... Kerala has been effectively tackling these and the rising cases are because the Chaiwala did not have the common sense to effect movement of 'Guest workers' and NRIs during the lock-down period, even after repeated requests.

    Of the 1979 flights under Vande Bharat till date mission 519 landed in Kerala.... Secondly Centre which claimed that Railway has the capacity to complete the movement of 'Guest workers' to their home town within six days could not do even in six months..... The effects of these will obviously be there and we are prepared to deal with it and overcome it too.....

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  • Nawaz, Beijing

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    Majority of community transmission in Kasargod was found to have mangalore connection, as the infected Persons are mostly those who go daily to get vegetables and fishes from mangalore to kasaragod , hence the action to close down market and also streamline the vehicles that brings goods from market so that they can be tested after entry.

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  • Evans C. Sumitra, Udupi/ New York, USA.

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    Good decision by the concerned authorities to close down major markets in Kasargod. There is no other option as people are still not following the do's and don'ts which has caused the increased cases of Coronavirus. Many are taking this deadly disease easily.

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  • sri_elder, Karkala

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    Nobody has any clue what is going to happen

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    We should have done this in Udupi & Mangaluru ...

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  • jacintha, mangalore

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    S jossyab u r right
    as i told earlier- who wil do this?????????????????????????
    million dollar question

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    jacintha, mangalore
    Our Politicians have also Disappeared ...

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  • jacintha, mangalore

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    yes exactly

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  • Abdul kader,, Vidyanagar , KASARAGOD.

    Sat, Jul 11 2020

    Udupi & mangaloru ha ha.

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