Shillong, August 21, 2020 (MMP): Based on the contact tracing status and test reports of the high risk contacts in Lad Smit Market, and in view of the reports received thereof and in supersession to order issued on 27th July, 2020 and in exercise of the powers under the Meghalaya Epidemic Diseases, COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 and Amendments thereof, the Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District in an order issued on 20th August, 2020 has allowed the resumption of operation of Lad Smit Market subject to strict compliance to the SOP issued by the Government in the Health & Family Welfare Department.
The Deputy Commissioner stated that the timing of operation of the market will be from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM everyday, except Sunday. The shop owners and the public must mandatorily wear masks at all times. Practice of hand hygiene and hand sanitizers to be used frequently. The shop owners and the public should strictly maintain social distancing of 2 metres or 6 feet. Assembly or gathering at any point is not allowed. MMP