Chennai to be under intense lockdown as COVID cases rise


TN govt forces limitations in four regions, including Chennai, for 12 days beginning 19 June
Individuals will be permitted to move just for crises with an e-pass, while development and different exercises will be permitted
BENGALURU: Four regions in Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, will be under extraordinary lockdown for 12 days, beginning 19 June, to contain the spread of COVID-19, boss priest Edappadi K. Palaniswami said on Monday. Different regions are Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, and Chengalpattu.
“…Considering the spread of the infection and dependent on suggestions of wellbeing and clinical specialists, an extreme lockdown will be in power from 00.00 hours on 19 June and 12 PM of 30 June,” the Tamil Nadu government said in an announcement.
These four regions represent right around 39,000 out of the in excess of 46,500 cases recorded so far in the state, as per government information.
With a few urban areas, including New Delhi and Mumbai, seeing a sharp ascent in COVID-19 cases, particular neighborhood organizations might be compelled to fortify lockdown limitations, which may add to the disarray and confusion.
Be that as it may, Delhi boss pastor Arvind Kejriwal dispelled any confusion air in a Twitter post on Monday: “Numerous individuals are estimating whether another lockdown in Delhi is being arranged. There are no such plans.”
Karnataka boss pastor B.S. Yediyurappa, as well, relieving feelings of trepidation saying, in the event that anything, the legislature will request that the Center loosen up more limitations.
Be that as it may, Tamil Nadu needed to fortify lockdown estimates a long time after it had facilitated certain limitations.
In its seven-page rules, the state government point by point the idea of exercises that will be permitted, however, commanded certain limitations to keep away from individuals’ development in the wake of a sharp ascent in cases in the southern state.
Tamil Nadu, particularly its capital Chennai, has reliably observed a flood in COVID-19 positive cases, which has resuscitated feelings of trepidation of the pandemic spreading far and wide.
The central pastor said that ₹1,000 money related help will be given to all proportion cardholders in territories under extraordinary lockdown.
Individuals will be permitted to move just for crises with an e-pass, while development and different exercises will be permitted in situ, he said.
Apportion shops will be permitted to work from 8 am to 2 pm, while basic food items, arrangements, and petroleum siphons, will be open from 6 am to 2 pm.
The legislature said that individuals can just stroll to purchase fundamental arrangements inside a range of 2 km from their homes. Inns will stay open just for takeaway orders.
All state and focal government workplaces will work with 33% quality and those living in control zones won’t be required to be grinding away, the legislature included.

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