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Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 30, but with some relaxations

Except in Chennai and containment zones, all companies can function with 100 per cent employees from June 1

A medic collects a swab sample of a migrant after arriving from Chennai via 'Shramik Special' train, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, at Nehrubali in Nagaon District. Photo: PTI
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On Saturday, number of positive Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu rose by 938 taking the total to 21,184

T E Narasimhan Chennai
The Tamil Nadu government has announced the extension of the ongoing lockdown till June 30, while giving more relaxations including partially opening up public transport.

On Saturday, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs announced 'Unlock 1", a graded exit plan from the lockdown, which allowed, among others, reopening places of religious worship and restaurants.  

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Sunday said that the restrictions on religious places, inter-state bus transport, and Metro and suburban rails would continue. Except in Chennai and containment zones, all companies can function with 100 per cent employees from June 1. In non-containment zones of Chennai,

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First Published: May 31 2020 | 11:05 AM IST

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