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Tamil Nadu schools to reopen for classes 9-12 from Sep 1, theatres from Monday. Details

In addition to this, all colleges in the state can function from September 1 on a rotational basis with vaccinated teaching & non-teaching staff.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: August 21, 2021 19:59 IST
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View at a Traffic jam at GST road after partial relaxation of COVID-19 lockdown in Chennai.

Tamil Nadu government on Saturday further eased Covid restrictions in the state and announced schools for classes 9-12 with 50 per cent capacity can reopen from September 1.

In addition to this, all colleges in the state can function from September 1 on a rotational basis with vaccinated teaching & non-teaching staff.

The government has allowed theatres to reopen with 50 per cent capacity from Aug 23 (Monday) and shops to operate till 10 pm.

Among other relaxations, IT-related organisations can function with 100 per cent workforce.

Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu's Test Positivity Rate (TPR) remains at 1.2 per cent and the number of RT-PCR tests conducted was around 1.50 lakh a day.

"The number of daily virus infections have been on the declining trend but we have not reduced the testing of samples (in Tamil Nadu)," an official said.

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