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Tamilnadu extends lock down till April 30

The Tamil Nadu Government has extended the lock down period till April 30 in order to avoid the further spread of the disease.

A press release from the state government office stated that the decision was made after a video conference in which the Chief Minister and health authorities spoke to the Prime Minister. Residents and commercial establishments are asked to follow the same restrictions till April 30.

The release further stated that

  • Rice Card holders will receive their rations for the month of May that includes 1 kg sugar, 1 litre pulses, 1 litre oil and rice allotted in their cards at PDS shops for free.

  • Construction workers and other registered unorganised sector workers will be given Rs.1000.

  • Migrant labourers will be provided provisions for the month of May that includes 15 kg rice, 1 litre oil and 1 kg pulses.

  • People can call the designated phone numbers released by the state government to clear their doubts regarding COVID -19.

  • Bakeries will be open from 6 am to 1 pm and restaurants must follow the protocols laid by the government and must operate only takeaway service.

The release ended with a request to the public to stay indoors during the lock down period and follow all the protocols laid by the government to assist in containing the spread of COVID 19.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on April 14 at 10 am.

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