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Special trains in Tamil Nadu cancelled from June 29 until July 15 amid rising COVID-19 instances

Chennai: The Southern Railway has cancelled all of the particular trains operating inside Tamil Nadu from June 29 until July 15 because of the growing variety of COVID-19 constructive instances within the southern-most Indian state.

“As per the request of the Government of Tamil Nadu, in view of the increase in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in Tamil Nadu, the special trains running within Tamil Nadu State are cancelled from 29.06.2020 to 15.07.2020,” stated Southern Railway.

Trains which were cancelled are:

As of 5 PM on Monday (June 29), Tamil Nadu has a complete of 86,224 coronavirus confirmed instances, out of which 37,331 are nonetheless lively.

The state’s demise rely stands at 1,141.

Tamil Nadu reported 3,949 new instances and 62 deaths within the final 24 hours.

Earlier on June 14, the state authorities intensified lockdown measures and imposed restrictions on inter-district journey throughout the state until June 30. Only these with e-passes might be allowed to journey from one district to a different.

The inter-district bus providers that have been working in sure routes might be suspended until June 30. 

So far, six districts are below strict COVID-19 lockdown till June 30 — Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Chengalpattu, Theni, and Madurai.

Tamil Nadu is the third worst-hit throughout India after Maharashtra and Delhi.



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