Lockdown extended till Aug 31 in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: The lockdown has been extended in Tamil Nadu till August 31 as part of efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19, the state government announced on Thursday.

There will be complete lockdown on all Sundays (August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30), according to a release issued by the government of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palaniswami said that more than 500 medical camps had been set up in Chennai to test the Covid-19 cases in the city, and have benefitted close to 1,45,000 people.


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