Tamil Nadu government's big decision, stringent restrictions will continue in Chennai, Madurai till July 5

Tamil Nadu government's big decision, stringent restrictions will continue in Chennai, Madurai till July 5

Chennai. The Tamil Nadu government said that stringent restrictions would continue in Chennai and Madurai till July 5, while the existing sanctions and relaxations in the rest of the state would continue till July 31. Schools, colleges, malls, resorts, lodges, cinema halls and bars will remain closed and religious gatherings and programs are prohibited in urban areas. The official release stated that travel to places like Nilgiri, Kodaikanal and Yercaud are not allowed for non-residents and for tourism purposes. It said that restrictions for Chennai, Madurai and surrounding areas of these two cities would be relaxed from July 6. 

The existing relaxations and restrictions in other parts of the state will continue till 31 July. The state government says that restrictions on international air travel, interstate bus transport, metro and suburban rail, social gatherings, political, cultural, entertainment and sports events and processions will continue. After reviewing the spread rate of infection, a decision will be taken to relax the restrictions. With the relaxation of restrictions from July 6, it will increase the opening time of shops with necessary sales in Chennai and Madurai, they will remain in force till 31 July. No more than 50 people are allowed to gather at wedding ceremonies and funerals.