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Jalandhar DC orders daily sampling of visitors in Maqsudan Sabji Mandi

The Fact News Service
Jalandhar, May 3

To keep the virus spread under check, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori today ordered a daily sampling of visitors at Maqsudan Sabji Mandi. The two samplings have been deployed by the administration at the entry or exit point in Mandi, where screening of visitors would be conducted.

Divulging the details, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori said that the move aimed at ensuring screening of each person entering the Mandi and keeping virus spread under check. He stated that an influx of people including sellers, buyers, commission agents, and retailers gather daily in Mandi adding that these fruit and vegetable vendors go to different localities and interact with people to sell their items, thus their testing is quite necessary. The sampling would start with the beginning of activities in Mandi i.e. 5 am to 11 am daily, the DC added.