New Delhi: In Tamil Nadu, where the spread of Covid is on the rise, the current state-wide Covid lockdown restrictions have been extended to 31 this month. The state government has directed the district administrations to implement a strict lockdown code of conduct. Offices, shops, and industrial establishments will operate with restrictions. People are not allowed to go out in groups or join groups.
Police have stepped up surveillance to detect violations of the Covid protocol. Ensure wearing a mask, hand washing, and social distance. The notification also suggested a fine for spitting in public places. The state has extended the ban on international travelers. Only essential services are permitted. It is recommended that all safety precautions be taken by those over 65 years of age, those with serious illnesses, pregnant women, and those under 10 years of age.
It will be the responsibility of the local district administration, police, and municipal authorities to ensure that control measures are strictly adhered to. The government has also asked district authorities to strictly adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) for various activities during the lockdown.
Guidelines have also been issued for the operation of passenger trains, aircraft, metro train services, schools, institutions of higher learning, hotels and restaurants, shopping malls, multiplexes and amusement parks, yoga centers, and gymnasiums.