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Due to sudden rise in fresh cases of Covid-19, to prevent the spread of infection, Greater Chennai Corporation Friday issued orders to shut down shops in nine commercial areas of the city from Saturday till August 9.
In the release, the civic body (GCC) said a meeting was chaired by the Corporation Commissioner alongside senior police officials, and the decision to close shops was conveyed to the representatives of traders. The public has been asked to wear masks and maintain social distancing and follow other Covid-19 protocols.
According to a the GCC orders, commercial establishments-shops between Ranganathan Street –North Usman Road junction and Mambalam will remain closed from today (Saturday) till 6 am on August 9. Shops and commercial entities located in other areas of Doveton Junction to Brickklin Road junction in Purasawalkam, Jam Bazaar Bharathi Salai Ratna Café junction to Bells Road junction, Fakir Sahib Street, Habibullah Street, Pulipone Bazaar, NSC Bose Road- Kuralagam junction to Mini Street junction, Royapuram Kalmandapam Salai, Water Tank to Kamatchi Amman Koil, Aminjikarai police outpost to Pulla Avenue Thiru.Vi.Ka.Park junction and Red Hills Anjaneyar Statue to Ambedkar Statue will also remain closed. It has been mentioned that Kothwal market will remain closed from August 1 (Sunday) till August 9.