40 places in Chennai declared containment zones

Chennai: Greater Chennai Corporation Commissioner G Prakash today said that 40 places in Chennai have been brought under the containment zone as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus.

He also said that test samples from 3,300 visitors to Phoenix mall between 10 to 17 March have been tested negative.

“Only the two staffs who were tested earlier were positive,” he said. The official said that relief would be given to roadside hawkers whose livelihood was affected due to the lockdown.


NT Bureau