Tamil Nadu suspends inter-district movement till June 30

25 June, 2020 | newsx bureau

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In a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the satate, the Tamil Nadu government has banned inter-district movement of vehicles from June 30. however, only those with E-passes will be allowed to...

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday said that the inter-district movement of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) buses and private vehicles will be allowed from June 25 to June 30.

The Chief Minister said that the decision was taken to curb the spread of new COVID-19 cases in the state. “For the next five days, till June 30, transportation within zones not be allowed in the state. Government buses will be functional only within districts. Private vehicles will not be allowed to cross from one district to another,” Palaniswami said.

“Movement of private vehicles to another district will be allowed only after obtaining e-passes from Tamil Nadu government website,” he added. 

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The state on Wednesday reported 2,865 new coronavirus cases and 33 deaths. With this, the total number of cases reached 67,468, while the toll increased to 866, according to Tamil Nadu Health Department. The Greater Corporation of Chennai today launched the first exclusive Siddha Covid care facility in the city. The Doctor Ambedkar Government Arts College has been converted into a Siddha based Covid Care Centre. 

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