Rishikesh vegetable market sealed as 7 traders contract coronavirus

Rishikesh, Jun 18 (PTI) A wholesale vegetable market in Uttarakhand’s Rishikesh was sealed on Thursday after seven traders there tested positive for COVID-19.

Dehradun District Magistrate Ashish Kumar Shrivastava said a temporary vegetable market was set up on the IDPL campus to ensure that the supply chain is not disrupted.

Seven vegetable traders there tested positive for COVID-19 late on Wednesday night, he said.

All traders at the wholesale market have been quarantined, he added.

The wholesale market supplied vegetables to five hilly districts of Uttarakhand. PTI CORR ALM RDK RDK