Newspapers sale gone down in Jammu amid COVID-19 outbreak

The sale and distribution of newspapers have gone down in Jammu amid COVID-19 outbreak. Distributers are facing difficulties as various shops are closed in the city amid lockdown in India. Several people are not buying newspapers with a fear that it will spread the disease. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown in the entire country effective from midnight to deal with the spread of coronavirus on March 24, saying that social distancing is the only option to deal with the disease, which spreads rapidly.