Wear mask or pay Rs 500 fine: Chennai Corporation

A day after Chennai Corporation announced that wearing masks is mandatory in city, today the civic body said that if anyone is caught without mask at public places, he/she will have to pay Rs 500 as fine. The Corporation has also ordered to ensure that the public wears face masks in all 15 zones of Chennai city.

Tamilnadu reported 2,654 Covid-19 cases, including one imported case each from Oman and Rajasthan today. With today’s tally, the total number of cases of Covid-19 in the State reached 34,85,429.

The fresh cases in Chennai stood at 1,066, while 375 cases were recorded in Chengalpattu and 144 cases were reported in Coimbatore.