Tamil Nadu eases lockdown restrictions, Marina Beach to reopen from December 15

South India

Coronavirus lockdown in the state will continue to December 31.


Tamil Nadu government has announced an easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in the state.

As per an official notification by the state government regarding the COVID-19 restrictions, Chennai's Marina Beach will be reopened after December 14. 

As per the report, under Graduate final year classes have been allowed to begin from December 7.

In addition, Swimming pools for sportspersons for their training can be reopened. Gatherings to be allowed with 50 per cent capacity of the facility or up to 200 people. 

However, Coronavirus lockdown in the state will continue to December 31.

Tamil Nadu reported 1,459 new Covid-19 cases, 1,471 discharges, and 9 deaths in the last 24 hours. 

There are 11,052 active cases in the state. Total cases stood at 7,80,505 while discharges reached 7,57,750 and the death toll stood at 11,703. 

Meanwhile, with 38,772  new COVID-19 infections reported in the last 24 hours, India's total coronavirus cases crossed 94-lakh mark.

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday said that India's total coronavirus cases surged to 94,31,692.

Meanwhile, 443 patients succumbed to the deadly contagious disease, taking the fatalities count to 1,37,139. 

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of active cases in the country is 4,46,952. Meanwhile at  88,47,600 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.


With inputs from ANI

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