Dhaka: Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) yesterday issued some directives asking for closing the kitchen markets and the super shops in the city by 7pm and grocery shops in the residential areas by 2 pm
to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
“The authorized kitchen markets and the super shops will remain open from 6 am to 7 pm while (grocery) shops of essential commodities located in different localities will remain open from 6 am to 2 pm everyday,” the DMP directives read.
However, the drug stores and other emergency services will remain out of purview of the directives.
The DMP sought all-out cooperation from all to overcome the ongoing crisis triggered by the global pandemic coronavirus.