New Delhi: Tamil Nadu has extended the Covid-19 lockdown by another week ending 6 pm of July 5, reports the Times of India. The government continues to group the districts into three categories based on the caseload in recent days and announced relaxations depending on these. Places of worship will be allowed in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpet districts. But festivals and consecration ceremonies won’t be allowed, the TOI report said.Also Read - IIT Madras Witnesses Spike In Covid Cases, Tally Touches 60; CM Statin To Hold Meeting On Monday

All private establishments shall be allowed with 100% workforce in these four districts. All textile shops, jewellery stores shall function without air-conditioning and only 50% customers will be allowed at a time between 9 am and 7 pm. Shopping complex/malls shall function between 9 am and 7 pm. Only takeaway services will be allowed in the restaurants. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Lifts Sunday lockdown, Ends Night Curfew As State Witnesses Marginal Dip In Covid Cases

Sports training academies without visitors, sports events in open spaces will be allowed between 6 am and 9 pm. Theatres and play centres will remain closed. In general, walking will be allowed on all beaches between 5 am and 9 pm, while match factories will be permitted with 100% workforce in the four mentioned districts. Also Read - Tamil Nadu CM Announces Statewide Lockdown This Sunday. Latest Guidelines Here