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By Saradha | Jun 15, 2020 04:39 PM

Tamil Nadu government on Monday imposed complete Lockdown in Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Chengalpattu and Chennai. The Lockdown will be imposed from June 19 to 30. The step has been taken in order to control the rise in number of COVID19 cases in the state. 

Lockdown Guidelines Chennai Kanchipuram Chengalpet Thiruvallur TN

Earlier in the day, ruling party toold the media that the health experts committee which was in discussions with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami recommended that the relaxations given for lockdown in Chennai will have to be tightened in order to control the spread of the virus. 

The state reported 1,974 new cases on Sunday. The total count stands at 44,661. 435 deaths have been reported due to COVID19 in the state.

Guidelines for Complete Lockdown in Tamil Nadu:

1- Grocery shops, vegetable shops, petrol bunks, and mobile markets will be allowed to function between 6 am and 2 pm.

2- People will be allowed to travel in their own vehicles if they want to drive to the market but they can drive only within 2 km from their home. 

3- Only essential services and travel for medical emergencies will be allowed in the four districts. Hospitals, pharmacies, labs and ambulances will also be operational. 

4- Autos and taxi cabs will be used only for medical emergencies.

5- Banks will be allowed to function only on June 29 and June 30 but only with 33 per cent workforce. 

6-ATMs will be open all throughout the lockdown. 

7-Central government offices will be functioning with 33 per cent workforce. 

8- State government offices and departments involved in essential work (police, health, corporation) can function with 33 per cent of their workforce.  It is not compulsory for employees from containment areas to come to work.

9- PDS shops except in containment zones will be functioning between 8 am - 2 pm.

10- Hotels will be allowed to function from 6 am to 8 pm but only for takeaway services.

11- E-passes will be issued for people requesting to travel out of Chennai  and will be issued only for weddings, deaths and medical emergencies.

12-For people coming to these four districts from outside the state through air, trains and ships, the existing guidelines will be applicable.

13- Courts and media will continue to be functional. 

14- Construction companies that provide stay for labourers within the construction site can function.

15- Amma Unavagams as well as community kitchens will be open


None of these relaxations will be applicable for the two Sundays that fall between June 19- June 30.

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