Amid a continuous decline in the Covid-19 cases in the state, the Tamil Nadu government decided to relax several Covid-related curbs including the Sunday lockdown and night curfew.
Tamil Nadu government eased Covid-19 restrictions and announced that schools from classes 1-12 and colleges will also reopen in the state from February 1.
Following a spate of infections, the government had ordered schools to close while permitting classes for higher secondary students till Pongal (mid-January). Later, all the higher secondary schools were asked to remain shut till this month-end.
According to a detailed order passed by the Tamil Nadu government, the following are the new guidelines:
– After the review meeting on Thursday, Chief Minister M K Stalin announced that there will be no night curfew from January 28.
– The government also decided that there would not be a complete lockdown on Sunday (January 30).