Domain Registration

Tamil Nadu announces ‘total lockdown’ from May 10 to 24 to beat Covid-19

  • May 08, 2021

With Tamil Nadu witnessing a sharp increase in the covid-19 cases, the government on Saturday announced clamping a two-week “total lockdown” across the state to curb the spread of the pandemic.

Chief Minister M K Stalin said in a statement that the lockdown was being enforced due to “unavoidable reasons” and pointed out that the decision was taken based on inputs received at a review meeting he had with district collectors on Friday, besides consultations with medical experts.

“The total lockdown will be enforced from 4 am on May 10 to 4 am on May 24,” he said.

Tamil Nadu saw 26,465 new coronavirus cases on Friday, pushing the caseload to 13.23 lakh while a record 197 deaths in the last 24 hours took the toll to 15,171.

According to the health department, the active cases stood at 1,35,355.

Article source: https://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/tamil-nadu-announces-total-lockdown-from-may-10-to-24-to-beat-covid-19-121050800177_1.html

Related News