On July 31, 204 and 264 circumstances had been recorded in Chennai and Coimbatore respectively.
In wake of the rising COVID-19 circumstances throughout Tamil Nadu, recent restrictions had been imposed throughout the state. The Better Chennai Company introduced further restrictions within the metropolis, together with the closure of business complexes in 9 places, to be adopted till August 09. All eating places within the Coimbatore district can perform at 50% occupancy from 8 am to five pm. From 5 pm to 9 pm solely take-aways will probably be allowed. All markets throughout the district are solely permitted for whole-sale enterprise and never retail sale. Moreover, solely 50% retailers will probably be operational on a rotational foundation.
On August 1, as a result of a rise in circumstances in Kovai within the final 4 days, Coimbatore District Collector Dr GS Sameeran introduced that further restrictions can be imposed within the Kovai space, efficient August 02. Excluding important items retailers corresponding to these promoting milk, drugs and greens will probably be permitted to perform solely from 9 am to five pm.
All non-essential items retailers should stay closed on Sundays in Cross Reduce Street, 100 Toes Street, Gandhipuram 5, 6 and seventh streets, Saramedu Street, Rice Mills Street, NP Itteri Road, Thudiyalur Junction, Ellai Thotta Junction—areas that fall inside the Coimbatore Metropolis Municipal Company limits.
COVID-19 circumstances proceed to rise throughout Tamil Nadu with a majority of circumstances concentrated in Chennai and Coimbatore cities. On July 31, 204 and 264 circumstances had been recorded in Chennai and Coimbatore respectively.
In compliance with the requirement of RT-PCR adverse take a look at outcomes for these travelling from Kerala, anybody getting into Coimbatore should carry take a look at outcomes not older than 72 hours previous to entry or certificates double photographs of the vaccine. Those that don’t carry both of the above proofs will probably be pressured to endure a random RT-PCR take a look at at checkpoints.
Restrictions on Aadi Celebrations
The Tamil Nadu Hindu Spiritual and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) division has barred entry of devotees to temples devoted to Murugan and Amman from August 1 to three. Monks will probably be permitted to hold out traditional poojais.
The holy month of Aadi normally attracts a number of hundreds of devotees to the shrines, so the HR&CE has restricted entry to forestall unfold of the virus.
Following the inauguration of a COVID-19 museum in Kalaivanar Arangam, Chennai, the MK Stalin additionally rolled out the #MaskUpTN marketing campaign on-line. He additionally urged folks to keep up social distance and wash their arms repeatedly. Anybody exhibiting signs ought to method close by hospitals for remedy, he suggested.
Later, J Radhakrishnan, the well being division secretary, advised reporters that the state authorities was encouraging these testing optimistic to get hospitalised relatively than staying in residence quarantine, to examine the unfold of the virus.
With inputs from PTI