Theatres, gyms, malls to be shut; e-registration must from Monday
Amid surging COVID-19 circumstances, the Tamil Nadu authorities on Saturday introduced extra restrictions, together with obligatory e-registration for these coming into the State (besides from Puducherry), which is able to come into pressure from 4 a.m. on April 26 (Monday).
Theatres, gyms, bars, recreation golf equipment, big-format retailers, purchasing complexes and malls is not going to be allowed to function, whereas industrial institutions can operate by following current norms.
The authorities made e-registration obligatory at http://eregister.tnega.org for these coming into Tamil Nadu, together with from overseas.
The 10 p.m.-4 a.m. curfew and the full lockdown on Sundays would proceed, an official assertion stated.
The assertion pointed to the rising variety of circumstances and likewise expressed concern over members of the general public not following security norms.
Auditoriums and assembly halls is not going to be allowed to operate. Independent vegetable and grocery shops and departmental shops will be allowed to function with out air con and with 50% footfall at any level of time.
Beauty parlour, spas, saloons and barber retailers is not going to be allowed to function within the Greater Chennai Corporation, different municipal companies and municipalities. Only takeaway providers will be allowed at eating places, accommodations and tea retailers, whereas accommodations and lodges can ship meals to their clients solely by means of room service.
All kinds of e-commerce can operate throughout the permissible time. The public is not going to be allowed on the locations of worship, the place the rituals can be carried out by workers.
The authorities additionally modified its norms for kumbhabhisekam and barred the general public from attending these occasions. Consecration can be carried out by temple workers. Earlier, it allowed such occasions that had already been deliberate to proceed with a most of fifty individuals, together with the staff of the temple and the temple administration, in compliance with the protocol. However, new consecration occasions is not going to be allowed.
Not greater than 50 individuals (as opposed to 100 earlier) will be allowed at marriage capabilities, whereas no more than 25 individuals (beforehand 50) will be allowed at funerals.
Operation of golf and tennis golf equipment and sports activities academy is not going to be allowed; nevertheless, coaching for nationwide and worldwide occasions will be permitted.
The authorities stated 50% of the employees of data know-how corporations must compulsorily work from house. It additionally reiterated that non-public and authorities buses may be operated solely with seated passengers.
The authorities additionally warned of motion if the norms for working rental taxis, cabs and autorickshaws have been violated. Rental taxis and cabs may function with a most of three passengers, whereas autorickshaws may carry a most of two passengers, aside from the motive force.
Industrial institutions may function in compliance with the usual working procedures issued on April 18 and April 20, with none change, the federal government stated. It additionally requested workers to put on their id playing cards whereas commuting to work.