Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday announced restrictions of time and functioning for Chennai businesses during the Covid-19 lockdown from July 6 onwards.

In a statement issued here, he said the government had earlier announced a complete lockdown in four districts till July 5.

He said from July 6 onwards, only food takeaways are permitted in hotels/restaurants between 6 am and 9 pm while tea shops can offer only parcel service while remaining open between 6 am and 6 pm.

Vegetable and grocery shops can function between 6 am and 6 pm while standalone showrooms and shops can function between 10 am and 6 p.m.

According to Palaniswami, restrictions and relaxations in force before June 19 would continue to be applicable for areas under Greater Chennai police jurisdiction.



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