Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government has extended night curfew and complete lockdown on Sundays until further orders to contain the surge of COVID-19 cases, said a state government order issued on Thursday.Also Read - Weekend Lockdown Extended in Uttar Pradesh; Total Shutdown For 3 Days Now | Details Here

Further, it was decided by the Tamil Nadu government that all cinemas/multiplexes/theatres, gyms, recreation clubs, bars, auditoriums, meeting halls, and other similar places will remain closed until further orders. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir Admin Announces Complete Lockdown In 11 districts Amid Spike In COVID Cases

During Sunday lockdown, Chennai Metro Rail will be permitted to operate skeletal services. Also Read - COVID19 Travel Restrictions in Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, And Tamil Nadu | All You Need to Know

Here are the night curfew guidelines in Tamil Nadu:

  • The night curfew will continue to be enforced throughout the state from 10 pm and 4 pm until further orders.
  • Intra state and inter state private and public bus transport will not be permitted.
  • Auto, taxi and private vehicles will be allowed to ply for medical emergencies and for rail/air passengers only.
  • Movement for essential services will be permitted in night curfew.