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Tamil Nadu Announces Lockdown Till April End:- With the situations in India turning worse because of the rise in the number of positive cases of coronavirus, several Indian states like Maharashtra, Odisha, Telangana and Punjab announced the extension of lockdown even before the Centre announced about the extension. With the three-week lockdown coming to an end by tomorrow, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation tomorrow at 10 AM and will speak about the extension. Before this, Tamil Nadu government today announced that the lockdown across the state is extended till April 30th and all the restrictions will remain the same till the end of this month.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Palaniswamy held a meeting with the Health officials today through a video conference after which the decision was made. Tamil Nadu witnessed a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the state. The number of positive cases in the state crossed 1200 by today. 50 people got discharged from the hospitals in the state. 93,000 people are under quarantine in the state. The government said that it would support all the people by providing all the needed essentials for them.