- PPI Staff
Chennai: Finally life is slowly coming back to normal in Tamil Nadu, with the opening of cinema theaters, bars, swimming pools, social and political meetings, social and recreational events, zoos, schools and colleges in all districts of the state, after nearly two months of lockdown and other COVID-19 restrictions.
The state witnessed a steady decline in the daily COVID-19 caseload, therefor the TN government opened up various facilities, including resumption of intra- and inter-district bus services without the mandatory e-pass and e-registration requirements.
People are free to travel within the State from today without any restrictions, including to tourist spots like Udhagamandalam, Kodaikanal, Yercaud, Pollachi and other destinations, which are prepared and gladly welcome tourists back.
The complete lockdown, enforced on May 10, had been extended every week with phased relaxations and ended this morning. Chief Minister M K Stalin, after reviewing the COVID-19 scenario in the State with medical experts and senior officials, eased the restrictions and enforced a partial lockdown till the morning of July 12.