TN government announces new lockdown relaxations

With Tamilnadu witnessing slight decrease in number of cases, the State government on Thursday relaxed the restrictions that were put into effect since December.

Earlier in the day, Chief Minister MK Stalin chaired a review meeting with health officials to discuss the ongoing Covid situation across the State. Following the meeting, the government issued revised relaxations as the existing ones will end this month.

According to the new relaxations, all schools and colleges in Tamil Nadu will be opened from February 1.

Kindergartens and play schools are exempted from the reopening.
Night curfew across the State will be withdrawn from today.
The State will not go into full lockdown on Sunday starting from January 31.
Restaurants, bakeries, lodges, theatres, garment and jewellery shops, clubs, gyms, amusement parks (except water sports), spas and salons will function in 50 percent.
Not more than 100 persons are allowed for marriage and 50 persons for funerals will be permitted.
Places of worship will be open on all days.