News Desk, Amar Ujala, Chennai
Published by: Kirtivardhan Mishra
Updated Wed, 05 Jan 2022 06:03 PM IST
According to the government, all government and private Pongal events and cultural programs are being postponed. Along with this, all amusement and other parks will remain closed.
CM Stalin took steps amid rising cases of corona in Tamil Nadu.
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday announced new restrictions to control the increasing cases of coronavirus infection. Under this, from January 6, the night curfew will be applicable from 10 pm to 5 am.
The government said that a complete lockdown will be implemented on Sunday (January 9). That is, everything will be closed on this day. Apart from this, under the restrictions, now buses, local trains and metro will be allowed to operate with only 50 percent capacity. However, medical and health related services will continue. During this time all markets and offices will remain closed except for emergency services.
According to the government, all government and private Pongal events and cultural programs are being postponed. Along with this, all amusement and other parks will remain closed. People will not be allowed to go to religious places on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in a week. At the same time, the restrictions in relation to political, cultural and social events will continue for the time being. Apart from this, it has been announced to allow only online classes for classes 1 to 9 in the state. Students of class 10 to 12 can come to the class.
Significantly, 2,731 new cases of corona have been reported in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. During this nine people have died. The total number of corona infected patients in the state has increased to 27,55,587 and the number of active cases is 12 thousand 412. At the same time, 121 cases of Omicron have been reported in the state so far. Markets will remain closed except for essential services during the lockdown.
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