TN announces new restrictions, theatres & malls to be shut

The Tamil Nadu Government on Saturday announced fresh restrictions effective from Monday (April 26) to curb the spread of the second wave of COVID-19.

Public worship is not allowed in the religious places, while daily rituals/prayers shall go on with staff alone. Temple events and congregations have already been prohibited since April 10.

Permission was granted to allow pre-scheduled events with 50 members. But the government has decided to allow only the temple staff to hold consecration ceremonies. No new consecration ceremony/temple events will be permitted.

An official release said big format shops, cinema theatres, shopping complexes and malls are not permitted.

No permission for golf, tennis clubs and sports training academy. Training for national/international players allowed. No standees in bus.