Chennai: The Chennai road had a deserted appearance as the city observed the blockade as part of a complete blockade every Sunday in Tamil Nadu, with increasing cases of COVID-19.
There are currently 1,31,007 active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu. The cumulative death toll in the state was 36,967. The state’s cumulative recovery rate was 27,47,974.
Earlier on Tuesday, Tamil Nadu’s Minister of Health, MA Subramanian, said the state did not need to be closed as cases of COVID-19 increased.
“At this point, there is no need for a complete blockade. The CM argues that it should not affect the economy and has restricted the blockade sufficiently for now,” he said.
At the beginning of Monday, the Tamil Nadu Government extended the COVID-19 limit until January 31st to contain the virus infection.
According to the provincial government’s circulation, believers will not be able to enter all places of worship from January 14th to January 18th. Special inter-district buses to Pongal operate at 75 percent capacity.
The curfew has been extended in the state until January 31st and is valid Monday through Saturday from 10 pm to 5 am. On Sunday, January 16th, a complete blockade will take place, with the exception of basic services.
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