Tamil Nadu to impose lockdown-like restrictions from April 10 – Here’s what’s allowed, what’s not

Source: DNA | Title: Tamil Nadu to impose lockdown-like restrictions from April 10 – Here\’s what\’s allowed, what\’s not

Amid rising coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu, the state government has decided to impose from Saturday (April 10) to curb the spread of deadly virus. 

Here are some key restrictions:

– Ban on Festival, religious gatherings 

– Small traders at the Chennai Koyambedu flower and vegetable market will not be allowed to function 

– No standing crowd in inter-district buses, and in Chennai city buses. Buses to operate as per seating capacity only 

– No Standing crowd in Buses to Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka. Buses to operate as per seating capacity only 

– Shopping malls, supermarkets vegetable shops, large format stores to follow 50% occupancy and operate till 11pm 

– 50pc Capacity at hotels and tea stalls, they can offer dine-in till 11pm Take-away permitted till 11pm

– Recreation clubs must operate at 50pc capcity 

– 50pc occupancy at entertainment and amusement parks 

– 50pc occupancy in cinema halls 

– Maximum occupancy of 200 persons for religious, entertainment, political, social, educational, sport  events in indoor venues 

– Only 100 persons allowed at weddings and 50 persons at funerals 

– Sporting events allowed without spectators 

– Swimming pools will only be open for sports training 

– Only business to business exhibitions will be allowed 

– Places of worship can be open till 8pm, but no permission for gatherings and celebrations 

– Shooting for Cinema and small-screen can continue with adequate precautions 

– Driver plus 3 passengers only per taxi 

– Driver plus two passengers in autos 

– Fever camps, door-to-door monitoring of symptoms, as was followed until last year will continue.

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