The Tamil Nadu authorities as we speak introduced night time curfew from tomorrow and likewise enforced a shutdown on Sundays to struggle towards the rising Covid instances. The night time curfew timing are 10 pm to five am.
Individuals won’t be allowed at locations of worship on Friday, Saturday and Sundays. Additionally, no eating places, malls, or outlets will probably be allowed to open throughout this time.
There may even be a complete lockdown on January 9. There will probably be no public transport out there and likewise no metros will probably be in service. Restaurant takeaways will probably be allowed between 7 am and 10 pm. No meals supply will probably be allowed after this time, the brand new guidelines mentioned.
A most of 100 individuals, it mentioned, have been allowed for weddings and 50 for funerals.
Manufacturing factories and IT firms have been allowed to operate, whereas Work From Residence in inspired, it mentioned.
In addition, all private and non-private Pongal cultural celebrations have been deferred.
Collectors have been requested to make sure the shifting of fish and vegetable markets to keep away from overcrowding. Nonetheless, strolling on seashores is allowed, it mentioned.
Besides medical schools, all different schools, technical institutes have been shut, mentioned the federal government.
Solely 50 per cent occupancy will probably be allowed in buses and trains and metros. All leisure and amusement parks will probably be shut.
Each Goa and Punjab have additionally imposed night time curfews and suspended college courses as Covid instances proceed their northward journey.
The nation has reported 58,097 contemporary COVID-19 instances within the final 24 hours, 55 per cent greater than yesterday’s 37,379 instances. That is twice the quantity seen solely 4 days in the past, sending alarm bells ringing throughout the states.
India reported some 9,000 instances on December 28, so the depend has now gone up greater than six occasions in simply 9 days. One other huge fear is the Omicron variant – Maharashtra leads with 653 instances, adopted by Delhi with 464 instances.