Coronavirus Outbreak: Mumbaikars, follow these 14 steps when you go out to shop for essentials

Updated: 26 March, 2020 15:31 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

On Thursday, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray tweeted the rules and regulations and simplified it for the citizens.

Mumbaikars buying essential items amid the lockdown. (Photo: Sameer Abedi)
Mumbaikars buying essential items amid the lockdown. (Photo: Sameer Abedi)

In the outbreak of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India will go under a 21-day lockdown. Further to this, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray clarified and said that essential services will stay open.

READ: As India Goes Under 21-Day Lockdown, Here's What Is Open, What Is Not

However, on Day 1 of the lockdown, there was a lot of confusion and people thronged medical stores and supermarkets to hoard everyday items. Despite the state annoucing that there won't be a shortage of essential items, cities saw long queues and people lining up outside streets, disregarding the most important step to fight coronavirus: social distancing.

On Thursday, Thackeray tweeted the rules and regulations and simplified it for the citizens. Here's the list:

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First Published: 26 March, 2020 14:38 IST

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