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Maharashtra poultry sector hit by Coronavirus fear, Rs 100 crore loss in 15 days


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The rising fear amid the outbreak of deadly coronavirus has hit the poultry sector in Maharashtra. The poultry sector in the state recorded over Rs 100 crore loss in the last fortnight. "The daily average sale of chicken earlier was around 3,500 metric tonnes. However, after the outbreak of coronavirus, the sale came down to 2,000 metric tonnes due to rumours and false news," an official of the department said.