COVID-19: Tamil Nadu district borders to be sealed, prohibitory orders from 6 pm tomorrow

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday announced State-wide promulgation of prohibitive orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure and closure of all district borders from 6 pm on March 24 to 31, under Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, as part of measures to curb spread of novel coronavirus.

Making a statement in the Legislative Assembly, Mr.Palaniswami said all shops and commercial establishments will remain closed during the period except for shops selling milk, vegetables, provisions, meat and fish. Pharmacies too, are exempt.