View of Pondy Bazaar in Chennai (file photo)
As the Central and state governments allow phase-wise relaxation in curbs to get the life up and running again following over two months of lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19, we bring you the latest updates from your city.
*Temples across Tamil Nadu lose Rs 75 crore due to lockdown
*With business and tourism run aground by the coronavirus pandemic, several star hotels in Chennai have started monetizing their expertise in housekeeping, disinfection and sanitisation, gourmet cuisines and laundry service by offering them to companies and residents.
*Tamil Nadu Covid death rate of 0.8% lowest: Edappadi K Palaniswami
*Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday said the government is planning to give two face masks each to seven crore people part of the 2.1 crore ration cards.
*Tamil Nadu’s public health authorities have begun to reach out to people with comorbidities as part of the fight against Covid-19 as fresh cases touched 1,091on Tuesday, taking the state tally to 24,586. The toll rose to 197 with 13 more deaths reported.