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Tamil Nadu Extends Lockdown Till October 31, Reopens Weekly Local Markets

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All relaxations would require adherence to SOPs. (FILE)

Chennai:

Tamil Nadu has prolonged its coronavirus lockdown until October 31 however has additionally introduced main relaxations, together with re-opening of rural weekly shandies or native markets and authorities coaching institutes.

The state authorities has additionally elevated the restrict of crew members at a movie set from 75 to 100. Spectators, nonetheless, will nonetheless not be allowed. As many as 100 incoming flights have been permitted to land at Chennai airport from earlier 50.

Restaurants have additionally been permitted to run until 9 PM and takeaways until 10 PM.

In-person doubts clearing classes in faculties for sophistication 10, 11 and 12, nonetheless, have been placed on maintain.

Sub-urban trains, faculties, faculties, theatres and amusement parks have not been allowed within the new order.

All relaxations would require adherence to SOPs (customary working procedures) to minimise contact between individuals and unfold of the extremely contagious virus.

These SOPs embody the usage of face masks and hand sanitisers in public areas, social distancing and thermal scans to examine physique temperature.

Tamil Nadu is the third worst-affected state in India, with 5,91,943 confirmed circumstances.

Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported 5,546 new COVID-19 circumstances, inching in direction of six lakh tally whereas the demise depend moved nearer to 10,000 mark with 70 extra fatalities.

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