Lockdown:Over 2.8K cases booked in Chennai

Chennai police on Sunday booked 2,849 cases of violations on Sunday. A one-day complete lockdown to tackle the rapidly rising COVID-19 cases was enforced across Tamil Nadu on Sunday while police, local and health authorities stepped up measures to check violations.

Be it arterial roads, bylanes, markets or malls, public places in the State were deserted but for the movement of people, cargo trucks and other vehicles linked to essential services like milk distribution or in connection with purposes allowed by the government including health issues. Healthcare professionals and workers, sanitary and civic personnel, continued their routine work.