Order permitting social, political, non secular and cultural occasions from November 16 and allowing the participation of a most of 100 individuals was cancelled by the Tamil Nadu authorities on Thursday. Citing pageant season and other people congregating in massive numbers in public locations throwing anti-COVID-19 norms like social distancing to the winds, the federal government mentioned curbs shall proceed as regards such programmes and it contains these associated to leisure and schooling.
It has come to the federal government’s discover that folks gathered in massive numbers in public locations like markets, they usually thronged bus terminals, “with out taking note of social distancing and carrying masks,” an official launch mentioned.
Although the unfold of the virus has been managed in Tamil Nadu as a consequence of a slew of measures, when a chance of a second wave of the pandemic could possibly be seen in some international international locations, it has turn out to be crucial to accentuate curbs, the federal government mentioned.
In view of the Deepavali pageant on November 14, markets and procuring hubs like T Nagar listed below are teeming with individuals.
The federal government had on October 31 mentioned that social, political, non secular and cultural occasions could be allowed from November 16, and permitted the participation of a most of 100 individuals by adhering to measures like social distancing.
The federal government had not too long ago prohibited the ‘Vel’ or ‘Vetrivel yatra’ of the BJP, initially scheduled from November 6 to December 6, because of the pandemic and Saffron social gathering leaders courted arrest in a number of areas in search of to take out the yatra regardless of the ban.
As on November 11, a complete of seven,50,409 individuals had examined optimistic for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu out of which 7,20,339 recovered. Whereas 18,655 was the variety of energetic instances, the demise toll stood at 11,415.
(With PTI inputs)