Tamil Nadu extends COVID-19 lockdown

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin said that inter-state public transport will continue to be prohibited.

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday extended the COVID-19 lockdown in the state till July 31 amidst warnings of the third wave of coronavirus. However, the govt also announced a list of new relaxations.
 
Releasing an official statement, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin said that inter-state public transport will continue to be prohibited, however, bus services to and from Puducherry will be allowed.
 
According to the new guidelines, restaurants, bars, theatres, swimming pools, zoos and any kind of social, educational institutions, political, cultural, and sports events will remain closed.
 
As many 50 people for marriage ceremonies and 20 people for funerals services will be allowed, Stalin said.
 
Meanwhile, ITIs, industrial schools, type-writing schools can also function with 50 per cent student capacity on a rotational basis.

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