T.N. extends lockdown till June 14 with relaxations

The Tamil Nadu government has extended the lockdown by another week, till 6 am on June 14, in a bid to curb rising COVID-19 cases in the State. Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday, however, announced some relaxations.

According to a State government press release, stand alone retail provision, vegetable, fruits, flowers and meat shops will be allowed to function between 6 am and 5 pm.

Wholesale trade alone will be permitted in fish markets and abattoirs.

Government offices will resume work with 30% staff. As many as 50 tokens/day will be at Sub Registrar offices.

The government has also allowed matchbox factories to work with 50% workers.

Barring 11 districts including Coimbatore, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai the following will be additionally allowed.

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