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Apr 08, 2021

New restrictions for mass gatherings of people imposed from coming Saturday in Tamil Nadu

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In Tamil Nadu, several new restrictions for mass gatherings of people have been imposed from coming Saturday.

The action comes in the wake of soaring numbers of new Covid-19 cases. 

The restrictions include a cap of fifty percent of occupancy in hotels, shopping malls, cinema halls, entertainment parks and big format stores. 

AIR correspondent reports, the new Covid-19 containment measures are being imposed as the single day fresh cases in the state have gone up to 4276 today, including 1520 in Chennai alone. 

Different establishments have been encouraged to organize vaccination drives for their staff.

The retail stores within the wholesale markets have been asked to close their shutters. 

Bus travel is not permitted for standees.
In indoor stadiums, a maximum of 200 people only are allowed at a time. 

The ceiling of guests in marriage functions is  100 people. 

Exhibitions are allowed only for the benefit of business-to-business processes. 

Worships in religious places are permitted upto 8 pm, though permission for festivals and other religious events are barred. 

Those traveling from other states have been asked to follow the e-registration procedure. 

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