Tamil Nadu: New guidelines for coronavirus unlock declared

Written By: Sidharth MP WION
Chennai Published: Oct 31, 2020, 10.34 PM(IST)

Coronavirus in Tamil Nadu Photograph:( ANI )

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According to the Government, over the last one week, the daily cases have been consistently below 3000 and total Active cases across the state have come down to less than 25,000

In view of the rapidly declining coronavirus cases and considering the need to revive economic activity, the Tamil Nadu government has announced further set of relaxations in lockdown norms, while also extending few existing restrictions until 30th November. The Government has also emphasized the need to maintain physical distancing and the habit of mask-wearing and frequent Hand-washing.

According to the Government, over the last one week, the daily cases have been consistently below 3000 and total Active cases across the state have come down to less than 25,000. 

What’s relaxed and can function in accordance with respective Guidelines (In areas other than Containment Zones): 

  1. Schools (Only Classes 9,10,11,12) and all colleges and research institutions from 16th Nov 
  2. School, college and related hostel facilities from 16th Nov 
  3. Suburban electric trains, based on Centre’s decision, in line with central government guidelines 
  4. Television and Cinema shooting with 150 crew on-site and no spectators 
  5. Multiplexes, Cinema halls in shopping malls and all other cinema halls can function with 50% occupancy from 10th Nov
  6. Cultural, social, religious, educational, political and general events are permitted with a maximum of 100 participants from 16th Nov 
  7. Entertainment, amusement parks, large auditorium, zoo, museum etc. from 10th Nov
  8. Marriages functions with a maximum of 100 persons; funeral procession with a limit of 100 persons 
  9. Gyms can permit users aged 60 and below from 1st Nov onwards 

What continues to be restricted:

  1. Swimming pools, beaches, tourist places 
  2. Tourists/visitors from other states (except Puducherry) coming to tourists spots like Ooty, Kodaikanal and Yercaud need to complete E-registration formality 
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