COVID-19 | Tamil Nadu announces two-week complete lockdown from May 10

The Chief Minister was oath in on Friday. On Saturday, MK Stalin announced the first big decision. The Tamil Nadu government announced a complete...

Saturday, May 8, 2021

/ by Avishek Bera

 The News Cover: The Chief Minister was oath in on Friday. On Saturday, MK Stalin announced the first big decision. The Tamil Nadu government announced a complete lockdown for two weeks on Saturday. Total Lockdown will be effective in the state from Monday, May 10. The Tamil Nadu government decided to lockdown after a record infection on Friday.

In a statement, Chief Minister MK Stalin said the decision to lockdown was taken after consulting doctors and reviewing it in a meeting with district collectors. The lockdown will be effective from 4 am on May 10 to 4 am on May 24. After Kerala and Karnataka among the southern states, a complete lockdown has been declared in Tamil Nadu.

In Tamil Nadu, 26,465 people were infected in one day on Friday. 198 people died. After that the government announced the decision of lockdown. However, Chief Minister MK Stalin said in a statement that "this decision was taken due to unavoidable circumstances." According to the lockdown rules, no car-rickshaw-auto rickshaw will run on the road during these two weeks. The restaurant will also be closed for two weeks. Although food delivery opportunities are being kept open. Banks have been instructed to keep open with 50 per cent employees. Ration shops will also be open.

Meanwhile, the corona graph is fluctuating in the country. Sometimes a little relief, then discomfort in the next moment. The second wave of corona is already raging in various states of the country. Concerns of the health building are growing. At the beginning of the week, the daily infection decreased a little bit for 2 days, then once again the upward corona graph. The number of daily infections in the country once again dropped to 4 lakh. With this 3 days in a row. In the last 24 hours, 4 lakh 1 thousand 6 people have been newly infected with corona virus. Due to this increase, the total number of people affected by corona has gone up to 2 crore 17 lakh 92 thousand 6 people. The situation has gradually taken a terrible shape. India has the second highest number of corona cases in the world. America is in the first place.

Corona has taken a more horrible look this year than last. The second wave of corona has also increased the number of daily deaths in the country. Which is raising concerns in India. In 24 hours, 4,17 people died of corona. Which is still on record. So far 2 lakh 38 thousand 26 people have died in Corona in the country. However, the news of relief is that 1,79,18,075 people have recovered from Kovid in the country. The number of active corona victims is 38 lakh 21 thousand 72 people. The recovery rate in the country is 61.9 percent. And so far 18 crore 63 lakh 46 thousand 544 people have been vaccinated.

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