The Tamil Nadu government declared a full curfew from 24th of last month to curb the spread of corona. The full curfew was extended to June 7 as the spread of the disease continued.
As a result, the daily impact in various districts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, began to decline. But in the western districts of Coimbatore, Erode, Salem and Trichy, the daily impact was increasing.
The curfew has been extended again from today till June 14th with some relaxation. Accordingly, a curfew with relaxations has come into effect in Erode district from yesterday.
Permission has been granted for functioning of vegetable, grocery, grocery, meat and fish shops from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
After a long gap, vegetable, grocery and grocery stores were opened, people eagerly went in the morning to buy groceries.
Similarly, only wholesale trade was allowed in butcher shops and fish shops. Netaji Vegetable Market and Farmers Markets are not allowed to operate.
Similarly, Tasmac and all other types of shops have been denied permission to operate.
Amma restaurants, other restaurants continue to operate as usual. That means food will only be served in parcels from 6am to 9pm, 12pm to 3pm and 7pm to 9pm.
Tea shops are not allowed as usual. But at the same time all government offices were allowed to work with 30 percent of the staff.
Accordingly, 30 per cent of the staff came to work in all government offices in Erode district today.
Vegetables and fruits were transported by mobile vehicles and trolleys and groceries were delivered as usual through door delivery.
Vehicles carrying essential items went on without stopping as usual. Pharmacies, hospitals, petrol stocks, milk sales functioned as usual.
Due to this, the traffic on the roads in Erode district has increased more than usual yesterday.
The number of two-wheelers and four-wheelers has increased more than usual as the curfew has been relaxed since today.
Erode Panneerselvam Park, Manikkundu, bus stand Mettur Road, Perundurai Road, areas saw an increase in the number of traffic than usual.
People roamed on the streets more and more as if the entire curfew had been lifted.