The Tamil Nadu government has prolonged the coronavirus lockdown till July 31 amid a real rise within the COVID-19 numbers within the reveal. Chennai and Madurai will proceed to be under intense lockdown till July 5 and the most contemporary relaxations and curbs will seemingly be in power till July 31 for the remainder of Tamil Nadu, the federal government acknowledged.
“Total lockdown will proceed in Chennai, Madurai and surrounding areas till July 5. From July 6 to July 31, Chennai will revert to pre June 19 relaxed lockdown. From July 6, Madurai will revert to pre June 24 relaxed lockdown,” acknowledged the reveal government in its repeat.
The Tamil Nadu government, after asserting relaxations as segment of Unlock1 all around the reveal from June 1, had re-imposed intense lockdown in Chennai and aspects of neighbouring Chengelpet, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram till tomorrow from June 19.
Madurai and nearby areas had been also under same curbs from June 24 to 30 in stare of high quantity of cases.
The resolution on extending the lockdown came appropriate hours after a specialist committee arena up to repeat the Tamil Nadu government on tackling COVID-19 favoured restrictions constant with the convey in explicit regions and has no longer urged extension of the lockdown in power within the reveal till Tuesday, regarded as one of its contributors acknowledged.
“Our committee did no longer advocate lockdown. It is named a blunt instrument. Though no longer the correct solution, it’s wanted on occasion. In Chennai, the lockdown has helped to elongate doubling time (of cases) and slowing down transmission. But lockdown by myself is no longer the answer for COVID-19 and we can not be under lockdown with no slay in sight,” acknowledged a scientist on the panel.
3,949 of us respect tested obvious for the virus in Tamil Nadu over the final 24 hours while 64 respect died ensuing from COVID-19 linked symptoms, showed government files this morning. With the addition of contemporary infections, the reveal’s tally has propelled to 86,224 with Chennai by myself accounting for virtually 54,000 cases.