COVID-19 lockdown in Tamil Nadu has been extended till May 31 with more relaxations, chief minister K Palaniswami said today.
The Tamil Nadu chief minister today announced new relaxations such as resumption of public transport in 25 districts after a gap of nearly 2.5 months.
In 12 other districts, including Chennai, there would be no change in the restrictions and would continue as they existed during the third phase of lockdown, set to end today, CM added.
The chief minister said relaxations already in force would continue throughout the state, but restrictions on functioning of educational institutions, public entry into religious places would continue.
Palaniswami said people in Coimbatore, Salem, Erode, Tirupur, Namakkal and 20 other districts where the government has today provided new relaxations can commute within the district without any “e-pass.”