Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu to further relax COVID-19 lockdown restrictions from Monday

District collectors have been asked to ensure safety and disinfection measures are carried out   | Photo Credit: M. VEDHAN

The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced a further relaxation of lockdown regulations from Monday, May 11, outside COVID-19 containment areas in the State, as per the decision taken in the cabinet meeting on May 2 and the guidelines issued by the Union Home Ministry.

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A government press release said, in the areas under the Greater Chennai Police, shops selling vegetables and essential commodities will function from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The timing for all standalone and neighbourhood shops will between 10.30 am and 6 p.m. Shops selling vegetables and essential commodities in other parts of Tamil Nadu will function from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Standalone and neighbourhood shops are allowed to function from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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