In view of the data of Covid-19 infection in Tamil Nadu, the state has extended the ban period for a month. In this sequence, the state government on Monday announced to increase the ban related to Covid-19 (COVID-19) till December 30. Earlier in December, a lot of activities were to be started here. Classes were to begin for the final year of undergraduate from 7 December. Apart from this, Marina Beach in Chennai was to be reopened on 14 December.
Earlier, the Government of Tamil Nadu had canceled its order allowing social, political, religious and cultural programs with maximum 100 people participation from 16 November. According to an official release, people were gathering in large numbers in public places like markets and bus terminals without creating social distance and wearing masks after which this decision was taken. The ‘Well’ or Vetri Well Yatra of BJP was also banned, which was scheduled from 6 November to 6 December. Despite the ban, BJP leaders were also arrested at several places for taking out the yatra.
On Sunday (29 November), a decrease in deaths from Covid-19 was recorded in Tamil Nadu. Only 9 infected people died here, with the number of deaths due to it in the state so far reaching 11,703. In August, the number of daily deaths due to the novel corona virus reached 120. Later this number remained in double digits for several months.
With the arrival of 1,459 new cases of Covid-19 in the state on Sunday, the total infection cases increased to 7.80 lakhs. With the release of 1,471 more people from the hospital after the illness, the number of patients who have been cured so far in the state reached 7.57 lakh.