Tamil Nadu Chennai Coronavirus News July 24, 25 Highlights: In a bid to curb the rise of Covid-19 cases, Coimbatore district collector K Rajamani announced Friday that there will be a complete lockdown in the district from 5 pm on July 25 till 6 am on July 27.
“In this lockdown period, only essential services like health care, milk distribution, electricity will be allowed. Uzhavar sandhai (Farmer’s market), markets, trade or other firms, grocery stores, fish stall, flower market, meat shops, tasmac liquor outlets will remain closed,” the statement read.
Police officers, Health and Family Welfare department, Revenue and Disaster Management department and local municipal staff members involved in Covid-19 prevention activities will be allowed to function as usual.
Meawhile, Tamil Nadu recorded its highest single-day count for the second consecutive day with 6,785 fresh cases reported in the state on Friday. With this, the state Covid-19 tally has risen to 1,99,749. Among these, Chennai reported 1299 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 92,206.
Tamil Nadu recorded 88 deaths on Friday, putting the state toll at 3320. 82 of them had succumbed due to comorbidities.