Vadodara: With Covid-19 cases spiralling in Godhra and Halol in Panchmahal district, traders in these two towns have decided to keep their establishments open only till 4pm.
Earlier, they were working till 8pm in the night.
Panchmahal district has witnessed 248 Covid-19 cases so far. These include 108 from Godhra and 103 from Halol.
With the steady rise in the number of cases in these two towns, traders had held separate meetings to take a decision regarding the timings.
Representatives of traders in Godhra also met the district collector on Friday and discussed the Covid-19 situation and the steps required to control it. As a voluntary step, the traders in Godhra decided to shut shops at 4pm itself.
While a similar decision was being mulled in Halol since the last couple of days, it was finalized on Friday. The timings here will be similar to those in Godhra.