With Covid circumstances rising, TN publicizes night time curfew from January 6 and full lockdown on January 9- The New Indian Specific

By Specific Information Service

CHENNAI: With Corona circumstances spiking once more within the state, Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday introduced that night time curfew between 10 pm to five am will come into pressure in Tamil Nadu from January 6.  

All industrial complexes, institutions, retailers and motels must down shutters throughout this curfew. Nonetheless,  private and non-private transport shall be allowed.

An entire lockdown shall be enforced on Sunday (January 9) when solely important providers shall be allowed.

It was additionally introduced that locations of worship will not be open to the general public on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Bodily lessons have been barred in all faculties from Requirements 1 to 9. Nonetheless, they are going to be allowed for Requirements 10, 11, and 12.

Solely walkers shall be allowed in any respect seashores.

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All cultural occasions deliberate by the federal government and personal organisations in view of Pongal stand postponed. All exhibitions too stand postponed.

Asserting the selections taken at a high-level assembly held earlier within the day, the Chief Minister famous that these recent restrictions have been wanted to forestall the unfold of Covid and notably the quickly spreading Omicron infections.

Throughout night time curfew, important providers like milk provide, distribution of newspapers, hospitals, labs, dispensaries, ambulance, and mortuary vans, and all medical providers shall be allowed. ATM centres, freight autos, autos carrying petrol, diesel, and LPG  will even be operational.

Petrol and diesel bunks shall be allowed to perform around the clock, it was clarified.


IT firms and manufacturing items of factories will even be allowed to run. Nonetheless, the staff ought to carry their identification playing cards. IT firms are, nonetheless, being suggested to encourage their staff to undertake make money working from home.

Through the full lockdown on January 9, important providers like milk provide, dispensaries, ATM centres, freight autos, petrol, and diesel bunks, shall be allowed. Nonetheless, public transport and metro rail is not going to perform. On Sunday, solely takeaways are allowed at motels between 7 a.m and 10 p.m. Meals supply shall be allowed throughout this time. Nonetheless, e-commerce companies is not going to be allowed to perform.

Through the night time curfew and on January 9, passengers shall be allowed to journey utilizing their very own autos or utilizing employed autos. They need to carry passes.

Aside from the already allowed actions, the next restrictions shall be enforced from January 6:

Vacation declared until January 20 for all schools and polytechnics (besides authorities and personal medical schools) to allow the scholars to take examinations.

Coaching and training centres will not be allowed.

Solely 50 p.c of passengers shall be allowed in buses, suburban trains and metro rail.

Leisure parks/amusement parks can’t perform.

Bar on cultural, social and political gatherings will proceed.

District Collectors and native our bodies ought to make preparations for establishing vegetable and fish markets in multiple place to keep away from individuals crowding at a single place.

The transport division ought to make preparations for working buses zonal-vise from totally different locations as an alternative of working all buses from built-in bus terminuses.

Staff and proprietors of outlets, industrial institutions, non-public organisations, industrial complexes, theatres, and repair sector organisations and people working at locations the place individuals collect in massive numbers ought to have been administered two doses of the vaccine.

Staff of the state authorities and native our bodies ought to have vaccinated themselves by January 9 and submit the related certificates to their workplaces.

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