Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 21
In Tamil Nadu, the State Government has extended the lockdown period from 14th to 21st of this month. In a statement, Chief Minister M.K.Stalin said that lockdown period with specific regulations will be allowed in eleven COVID-prevalent districts and more relaxations have been permitted in other districts.
The State Government has allowed functioning of beauty parlour, saloons and spas without airconditioning facilities with 50 per cent staff and customers. Government managed parks and play grounds will be opened from morning 6 to 9 p.m. only for walking exercise.
Opthalmologist and mechanic shops will be opened from morning 9 to 2 p.m., agricultural shops, handicrafts manufacturers are allowed to function from morning 6 to 5 p.m. TASMAC will be opened from morning ten to evening five o’clock. Mobile phones and accessories, building materials, household furniture and utensils shops will be opened from morning 9 to afternoon two.
Administrative activities on admission to schools, colleges and Universities have been allowed. Export manufacturing units are allowed to function with 50 per cent staff. Industries can provide identity cards to their workers with e-registration.
IT offices will be allowed to function with 20 or ten per cent workers. Housing finance companies and Non-Banking Financial Institutions can work with 33 per cent staff. Thermal screening, social distancing, face masks and hand sanitising have been made mandatory in all the activities.