With the rapid spread of corona, bus services were curtailed much. Normally. 728 buses ply daily from 11 workshops in Erode district. Similarly, 269 private buses ply daily. Now, only 70 per cent of private buses ply.
In this situation, as the impact of the corona is currently increasing in the district, the public is avoiding bus travel.
Only a few are traveling. Thus, in both private and government buses that run various parts of the district are found deserted without crowd. So, the private bus owners rued that they are facing heavy losses.