COVID-19 spike: Tamil Nadu announces new curbs, 50% occupancy in cinemas and hotels, schools for Classes 1-8 shut
These restrictions come into effect in Tamil Nadu amid concerns of the rapid, nationwide spread of the Omicron variant.
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Government has introduced a slew of COVID-19 restrictions that will continue till January 10. These restrictions come amid concerns of the rapid, nationwide spread of the Omicron variant.
As per the latest guidelines that apply across the state, hotels, lodges and restaurants, amusement parks, clothes and jewelry stores, gyms, yoga centers, clubs, metro rail, cinema halls, indoor stadia, salons, spas and beauty parlors can only operate at 50 per cent occupancy.
While the prevailing restrictions continue on social, cultural and political meetings, all exhibitions and book fairs have been temporally postponed. However, places of worship can function, as per the current guidelines.