Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], August 1 (ANI): Folks thronged the Kasimedu fish market right here on Saturday within the wake of full lockdown in Tamil Nadu on Sunday.
However regardless of numerous individuals current on the market, the police was seen current on the spot to make sure that individuals had been sporting masks and social distancing norms had been adopted.
The lockdown has been prolonged within the state until August 31 as a part of efforts to comprise the unfold of COVID-19, the state authorities introduced on Thursday.
There will probably be full lockdown on all Sundays (August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30), in response to a launch issued by the federal government of Tamil Nadu.
As per the Union Well being Ministry, Tamil Nadu has a complete of 57,968 energetic circumstances and three,935 fatalities on account of COVID-19 within the state. (ANI)