Tamil Nadu Imposes Announces New Lockdown Guidelines
The E Palaniswami-led government in Tamil Nadu had recently announced several restrictions, including an evening curfew, ban on tourists at hill stations and a complete lockdown on Sundays, with essential services exempted. consistent with the police, the violators of the lockdown measures are going to be penalised.
New Delhi : The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday (April 24) announced a complete lockdown within the state on Sunday, with some exceptions, to curtail the rapid spread of coronavirus within the state. The E Palaniswami-led government within the state had recently announced several restrictions, including an evening curfew, ban on tourists at hill stations and a complete lockdown on Sundays, with essential services exempted.
According to the police, the violators of the lockdown measures are going to be penalised. the govt has allowed food delivery from hotels/restaurants between 6 am-10 a.m, 12 noon-3 pm, and 6 pm-9 pm.
What are permitted during the restriction period in Tamil Nadu :
E-commerce delivery and operations
Standalone departmental stores and supermarkets are going to be allowed to function with 50% crowds, without air con
Parcel/takeaway service at hotels and restaurants, tea shops etc.
Room service for hotel and lodge guests
Maximum of fifty attendees at weddings and related events
Maximum of 25 persons at funerals and processions
50 per cent IT and ITES employees must work from home
National level and International level athletes can alone train at sporting facilities
What all to stay shut during Tamil Nadu restrictions :
Cinema halls, gyms, recreation clubs, bars, auditoriums, meeting halls and similar spaces where large crowds can gather
Big format shops, shopping malls, supermarkets located in shopping malls
Salons, spas, barbershops, beauty parlours in Chennai and other cities and towns
Dine-in at hotels, restaurants, mess, tea stalls
No devotees allowed at places of worship, only staff can perform rituals
No temple functions, albeit permission was granted earlier. Only staff can conduct the event. No permission for brand spanking new events
Restaurants cannot offer dine-in in hotels, even for guests staying there
Sport training facilities and academies
General guidelines issued by Tamil Nadu government before strict curbs :
Travellers coming into Tamil Nadu from Andhra Pradesh , Karnataka, Kerala and other states must register on eregister.tnega.org
Overseas travellers coming into Tamil Nadu via plane/vessel must register on eregister.tnega.org
Only sitting crowds in government and personal buses
Driver plus three passengers in taxis
Driver plus two passengers in auto-rickshaws
Night curfew from 10am to 4am and Sunday lockdown will still be effective
Those travelling to and from the workplace must carry ID cards
Companies/work establishments can function as per existing guidelines, by following COVID-19 protocols
The state has been witnessing a rapid spike within the number of coronavirus infections ever since the Assembly elections got over on April 6. the amount of active cases is predicted to the touch 100,000 on Saturday, because it stood at 95,048 on Friday.