The e-pass system, which is used by private vehicles for inter-district travel, will be continued till August 31.
The Tamil Nadu government has extended the lockdown across the state till August 31. The decision was taken by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami after a meeting with district collectors and health experts. A complete lockdown will be observed every Sunday. The e-pass system, which is used by private vehicles for inter-district travel, will be continued till August 31.
The government has extended by an hour, till 7 pm, the timing of all shops and marketplaces. Night curfew will remain in place from 9 pm onward. Schools and colleges will remain closed until further notice. The government has removed restrictions on the sale of e-commerce products.
The Metro and electric train services will remain closed. The ban on international flights will also remain, except for operations approved by the central government. The ban of buses will also continue. The existing operations of the Railways will continue.
Further, restaurants will be allowed to operate from 6 am to 7 pm with 50 per cent capacity. Restaurants can continue home delivery services till 9 pm. The ban on air conditioners in restaurants will continue.
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