The GCC has taken round 50 samples of shopkeepers and home employees in and across the condo advanced for testing.
The Better Chennai Company (GCC) has barricaded an condo advanced in West Saidapet after 14 residents examined optimistic for coronavirus. The COVID-19 sufferers are unfold over seven homes within the condo constructing. In line with officers from the GCC, the primary case of COVID-19 within the Chennai condo advanced was detected on March 29.
“There have been 4 index instances within the advanced, following which their members of the family and contacts throughout the advanced contracted the virus. Other than the truth that they’re all in the identical advanced, the 4 index instances haven’t any frequent supply. One particular person had attended a funeral in T Nagar, whereas one other particular person had travelled to Madurai for work. Others had simply visited some outlets within the neighborhood of the condo,” the officer advised TNM.
The Chennai Company officers have put up barricades across the condo advanced and have imposed a micro-lockdown within the advanced. The Chennai Company has additionally taken samples of round 50 shopkeepers across the space in addition to the home employees and drivers of the COVID-19 sufferers, for additional testing. “If there aren’t any new optimistic instances from the advanced for seven days in a row, the barricades will likely be lifted. We’re consistently monitoring the state of affairs,” the officer added.
On Thursday, Chennai reported 1,520 new COVID-19 instances and 6 deaths. A complete variety of 11,633 individuals are beneath COVID-19 remedy, together with dwelling isolation. In mild of the rising coronavirus instances in Tamil Nadu, the state authorities has introduced a brand new set of restrictions, which can come into power from Saturday.
As per the brand new rules, non secular congregations will likely be totally prohibited. A restrict of 100 folks for weddings and 50 folks for funerals was additionally declared. Eating places, supermarkets, buying centres, film theatres, and different business shops have been directed to function at 50% capability always. From April 10, inter-state and intra-state buses won’t be able to ply with standee passengers. For these getting into Tamil Nadu, e-registration have been made obligatory as an try to trace the arrivals into the state.
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