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Tamil Nadu lockdown: What is open and what is closed | Chennai News

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government that on Saturday announced extension of lockdown till June 14 said that the already permitted activities would continue in all the districts. It also announced new relaxations, which would come into effect on June 7.
What is open in all districts
Standalone grocery, vegetable, meat and fish stalls will be allowed between 6am and 5pm in all districts.
Sale of vegetables, fruits and flowers on the road-side footpath will be permitted between 6am and 5pm.
Wholesale fish markets will be allowed and the district administration should look for alternate arrangements to set up markets in open spaces in one or more places to ensure social distancing in the markets.
Slaughter houses will be allowed for wholesale business.
All government offices will be permitted with 30% workforce.
Sub-registrar offices will function but will issue 50 tokens a day for registrations.
Match factories will be permitted with 50% workforce and adhering to standard operating procedures.
Additional easing of curbs in 27 districts
The government announced additional easing of curbs in 27 districts including Chennai. These additional relaxations won’t be applicable to 11 districts — Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattanam and Mayiladuthurai — which have high number of Covid-19 cases.
The additional relaxations permit the services of private security agencies and housekeeping agencies with e-registration.
Electricians, plumbers, motor technicians, carpenters will be permitted between 6pm and 5pm with e-registration.
Shops that sell electrical goods, bulbs, cables, switches and wires, bicycle and two-wheeler repairs, hardware shops, vehicle spare part shops, books and stationery shops, vehicle repair centres of the vehicle distributors will be allowed between 6am and 5pm.
Rental cars, taxis and auto rickshaws will be allowed with e-registration. Three passengers will be allowed in rental taxis, while two passengers in auto rickshaws.
E-pass is required from the district collectors to travel to The Nilgiris, Kodaikanal, Yercaud, Yelagiri and Courtallam.
Export units in Coimbatore, Tirupur, Salem, Karur, Erode, Namakkal, Trichy and Madurai districts and vendor units providing inputs, which have export commitments or orders shall function with 10% workforce following standard operating procedures.
Sales of vegetables and fruits in mobile vehicles will continue.
Except for eleven districts which still have high Covid-19 cases, public are allowed to travel in rented cars, taxis and in auto rickshaws after e-registration.
What is not permitted in all districts
Tasmac outlets
Tea shops
Standalone shops, excluding groceries, vegetables, fruits
Malls
Textile and jewellery showrooms
Cinema theatres
Dine-in in hotels and restaurants
Salons, spas, beauty parlours
Private establishments




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