COVID-19: Tamil Nadu to impose lockdown-like restrictions from as we speak

Tamil Nadu will impose lockdown-like restrictions from as we speak, in a bid to cease the unfold of the COVID-19 virus. Many states in India have already imposed lockdown-like restrictions or night time curfews as there’s a sudden surge in COVID-19 cases. According to a government order issued on Thursday, Tamil Nadu will reintroduce a number of restrictions from April 10 to curb the regular enhance in COVID-19 cases.

Tamil Nadu High Court had earlier warned the state government that the scenario seems to be very critical however there isn’t any lockdown but and had blamed people for not adhering to social distancing norms or sporting masks in public locations. 

Tamil Nadu recorded 4,276 contemporary COVID-19 cases in a day. Chennai accounted for the majority of new cases with 1,520, in addition to six deaths because of the virus. Chennai’s total COVID-19 tally is 2,59,320, with the energetic cases/these below therapy remaining at 11,633. The complete recoveries stand at 2,43,395 and toll at 4,292.

Restrictions to be imposed

Containment zones will be below a complete lockdown.

There could be a ban on worldwide flights, besides these allowed by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

The e-registration system for these coming to Tamil Nadu from other States or nations will proceed.

Private and government buses will function solely with seated passengers. No standing passengers will be allowed.

Rental taxis and cabs can function with a most of three passengers, other than the motive force.

Autorickshaws can carry a most of two passengers, other than the motive force.

A whole ban on festivals and spiritual occasions. Religious locations of worship shall be open for public worship until 8 pm. 

Fruits and vegetable outlets, grocery and all other shops, buying malls, all retail showrooms, jewelry outlets, and large format shops will be allowed to function solely with 50% capability until 11 pm.

Restaurants and tea outlets with seating will be allowed to perform solely with 50% capability until 11 pm. Restaurants will be allowed to supply parcel service until 11 pm.

Recreation golf equipment can perform solely with 50% seating capability.

Entertainment and amusement parks, meeting halls, zoos, parks, and museums can perform solely with 50% capability.

Multiplexes, cinema halls in buying malls, and standalone theatres will be allowed to perform with 50% seating.

Social, political, instructional, leisure, sporting, and cultural occasions at indoor venues will be allowed with a most of 200 individuals.

Weddings might be carried out with a most of 100 company and funeral processions with a most of fifty individuals.

Television serial and movie shootings will be allowed, however manufacturing homes should guarantee that everybody on the units undergoes RT-PCR exams, or are vaccinated.

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