Chennai Corporation officials sealed a shop “Kumaran Silks” in Thiyagaraya Nagar on Tuesday over a viral video wherein a huge crowd can be seen inside the shop, in violation of social distancing norms.
A large number of people were seen inside the shop, without observing social distancing amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Tamil Nadu: Chennai Corporation officials sealed a shop 'Kumaran Silks' in Thiyagaraya Nagar today over a viral video wherein a huge crowd can be seen inside the shop, in violation of social distancing norms. #COVID19
(Pic 1 – screengrab from viral video) pic.twitter.com/fSlaHCeJeo
— ANI (@ANI) October 20, 2020
A saree shop in Chennai. Corona is unable to enter. No space you see. pic.twitter.com/fwGXLKkiHR
— Arun Bothra (@arunbothra) October 20, 2020
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu reported 38,093 active cases while 6,42,152 people have cured/discharged/migrated and 10,691 have died, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Tamil Nadu on Saturday added 4,295 new cases and 57 deaths to its Covid-19 registry that pushed the case tally to 6,83,486 and toll to 10,586. The number of active cases, however, is nearing the 40k mark with 5,005 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the number to 40,192. Officials say by early next week, if fresh cases continue to decrease, active cases in the state will go below 40,000.
Source: Free Press Journal