Chennai Lockdown

28,561 COVID cases in Tamil Nadu; Chennai continues to show downward trend

Recoveries climbed to 28,26,479 with 19,978 people getting discharged in the last 24 hours, leaving 1,79,205 active infections, a medical bulletin said.

published on : 20th January 2022

23,888 fresh COVID cases, 29 deaths in Tamil Nadu; over 8000 infections in Chennai

As many as 15,036 people recovered in the last 24 hours aggregating to 27,89,045 leaving 1,61,171 active infections, a bulletin said.

published on : 18th January 2022

COVID: Chennai's positivity now 30 per cent, highest in Tamil Nadu

Of the total 241 Omicron cases recorded so far, 231 patients have been discharged and there are none 'under admission including home isolation' as on date, a COVID bulletin said.

published on : 16th January 2022

No need for full lockdown in Tamil Nadu, says Health Minister Ma Subramanian

CM Stalin has asserted that the economy should not be affected, restricted lockdown enough for now, Subramanian said.

published on : 11th January 2022

343 train services to be operated in Chennai on Sunday amid complete lockdown

The trains will run on Chennai Central - Arakkonam (113 ), Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi (60),  Chennai Beach  -  Velachery (36) and Chennai Beach  -  Chengalpattu (120) routes

published on : 7th January 2022

After 10-day closure, market streets reopen in Chennai amid third COVID wave fears

Corporation’s Revenue Department officials on the field said that there were a few issues in the implementation of the 10-day closure.

published on : 10th August 2021

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till July 12. Check details here

The e-pass/ e-registration system for travelling from one district to another is withdrawn. 

published on : 2nd July 2021

Lockdown extended in Tamil Nadu till July 5 with more relaxations, malls to reopen in Chennai

In four districts -- Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Chengalpattu -- shopping malls/complexes can function between 9 am and 7 pm. But no permission has been give for theatres to reopen.

published on : 25th June 2021

As lockdown keeps beaches in Chennai out of bounds, horse owners’ income dries up

More than the animal’s death, Mala was pained by her inability to provide food or treatment to Ramu during his last days.

published on : 21st June 2021

A goal in sight for hockey players

With relaxations being introduced every week, the association is waiting for the state government to relax the rules for training and start sports activities.

published on : 14th June 2021

Dentist arrested for posing as MP’s kin, flashing fake e-pass in Chennai

Sources from the Pallikaranai police said the dentist, Shyam Kanna, recently evaded a police check by claiming to be a relative of South Chennai MP Thamizhachi Thangapandian.

published on : 14th June 2021

Suburban train services increased in Chennai to help commuters maintain social distancing

The Chennai division of Southern Railway has increased the number of daily workmen suburban specials from 208 to 279

published on : 7th June 2021

On first day of Unlock, confusion in Chennai as e-registration portal crashes

"We anticipated four times more applications than earlier but we had ten times more than the registrations we had previously. We received over 60 lakh registrations today," said an official.

published on : 7th June 2021

Vehicles fill roads on Day 1 of lockdown relaxation in Chennai but veggie markets see low turnout

Corporation and health staff who were conducting tests at camps for a month have now taken to the streets to collect swabs

published on : 7th June 2021

Chennai corporation uploads details of grocery stores offering home delivery to official website

According to a chennai corporation release on Sunday, the website will have details of the vendors classified into small stores and supermarkets along with their contact details and addresses. 

published on : 30th May 2021
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