Lockdown extended in Tamilnadu till 31 August

Tamilnadu government today announced the extension of lockdown till midnight of 31 August. Continue Reading

TN CM to decide today on lockdown extension after Collectors’ meet

After a meeting with District Collectors today, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will take a decision on whether to extend the ongoing lockdown or not.  He will also consult with Ministers, top officials and medical experts, sources say. Continue Reading

Companies, shops reopen in Chennai, suburbs

Companies and industries outside Chennai and in other parts of the State were allowed to function with 100 per cent staff from today, as ease of restrictions came to effect. Continue Reading

Unofficial lockdown comes into effect in many parts of Tamilnadu

Starting today, increased restrictions have come into force in many parts of the State to prevent the rapid spread of Covid-19. Intra-State public transport has been stopped, while people need e-pass to cross district borders. Continue Reading

Bandh like situation in and around Chennai

A bandh like situation prevailed as normal life came to a grinding halt and roads wore a deserted look as a total shutdown, without any relaxations, was observed on Sunday as part of the 12-day intense lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, in Chennai and its three neighbouring districts. Continue Reading

Is this the reason behind spike in Covid-19 cases in TN?

With Tamilnadu recording over 2,500 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking it near the 60,000 mark, sent shock waves, Health department officials attributed it to the increased numbers of testing. Continue Reading

Strict rules to be in place during 19-30 June lockdown

The lockdown between 19-30 June in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Chengalpet and Kancheepuram districts will witness stringent restrictions to be implemented by the police department, sources say. Continue Reading

Lockdown to be extended? TN CM to hold discussions with medical experts tomorrow

With the fourth phase of lockdown coming to an end on 31 May, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will hold a discussion with medical experts on Tuesday, to seek their view on easing restrictions. Continue Reading