According to the latest guidelines issued, all busses, trains, metros will operate at 50 per cent occupancy.
night curfew will come into force in the state from January 6, Thursday and that total lockdown will be imposed on Sunday. Night curfew will be in place from 10 pm to 5 am. According to the latest guidelines issued, all busses, trains, metros will operate at 50 per cent occupancy. Pongal festival celebrations organised by both government and private organisations have been postponed. Places of worship will be closed for the public on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Amusement parks will remain closed.
All commercial complexes, establishments, shops, hotels will not be allowed to function during this time. Public and private transport will, however, be allowed.
A complete lockdown has also been announced on Sunday (January 9). Essential services alone will be allowed.
The lockdown guidelines clarified that petrol bunks will be allowed to function 24X7.
n addition, all public and private Pongal cultural celebrations have been deferred.
Collectors have been asked to ensure the shifting of fish and vegetable markets to avoid overcrowding. However, walking on beaches is allowed, it said.
Except medical colleges, all other colleges, technical institutes have been shut, said the government.