Coronavirus: All educational institutions, malls, theatres to be shut till 31 March in Tamil Nadu1 min read . Updated: 16 Mar 2020, 07:18 PM IST
- Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami said amusement parks, museums, swimming pools and gymnasiums would also remain shut till 31 March
- The govt has also imposed restrictions on weddings and banned public meetings, conferences, processions till the month end
CHENNAI : All educational institutions, liquor outlets, theatres, malls and resorts in Tamil Nadu will remain closed till 31 March as part of preventive measures against coronavirus, the state government said on Monday.
Making the announcement after chairing a review meeting with cabinet colleagues at the secretariat, chief minister K Palaniswami also said amusement parks, museums, swimming pools and gymnasiums would also remain shut.
It came a day after the government declared holidays for kindergarten and primary schools till the month end in view of coronavirus outbreak.
The government also imposed restrictions on weddings and banned public meetings, conferences, processions till 31 March, an official release said.
The state has so far reported only one positive case of COVID-19 and the 45-year-old engineer from neighbouring Kancheepuram is set to be discharged from hospital as he has recovered from the disease.