CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy has announced a full curfew from 26th April 2020 in 5 districts, including Chennai and Coimbatore. After the outbreak of coronavirus in India, the number of casualties in Tamil Nadu has been increasing over the past few days.
So far the number of people affected by coronation in Tamil Nadu has increased to 1,683. The death toll is also 20. Tamil Nadu ranks 6th among the states most affected by coronation in India. Meanwhile, the Tamil Nadu government is taking various measures to control the corona. In addition, the central government has also given permission for some relaxation of curfews in areas affected by low corona from the 20th.
Subsequently, the Chief Minister continued to consult with top officials and medical professionals to control coronation in Tamil Nadu. Since then, the Tamil Nadu government has released a list of industries that are exempt from the curfew. In this context, Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy has ordered a full curfew in five municipalities, including Chennai, Coimbatore, Tirupur, Madurai and Salem, which are most affected by the corruption of Tamil Nadu.
This means that the curfew will be observed in Chennai, Coimbatore and Salem from the 26th to the 29th and the Tirupur and Salem municipalities from 26th to 28th. Since there is a complete curfew, no state and private institutions, except the essential shops, are open.