IndiGo shares Tamil Nadu update ahead of full state lockdown

In view of the full lockdown announced by the Tamil Nadu government to contain the spread of the coronavirus, low-cost airline IndiGo issued a statement and said that due to Tamil Nadu’s full lockdown on January 9, 2022, transport audiences could be disrupted. Passengers are requested to keep additional travel time on hand and make travel arrangements accordingly.

The Tamil Nadu government announced night curfews on January 5 that came into effect from January 6 and full closures on Sunday through January 20 as part of measures to contain the spread of the virus.

Meanwhile, in light of the total lockdown announced by the Tamil Nadu government to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the Chennai division of Southern Railway has revised the Sunday commuter train schedule with effect from January 9. The Southern Railway appealed to passengers traveling in the suburbs. trains to adhere to COVID-19 behavior and expand cooperation, a press release said on Friday.

Thus, on Sunday, 113 UEM services would be provided between the Chennai Central – Arakkonam sections, 60 services on the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi route, 36 services on the Chennai Beach – Velachery MRTS section and 120 services on the Chennai Beach – Chengalpet sections. Special EMU offers are also reportedly operated between the Avadi-Pattabiram “E” military depot and the Pattabiram-Pattabiram “E” military depot, the statement said. A total of 343 rail services would operate on Sunday, according to a statement.

In addition, Tamil Nadu has reported 8,981 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the state health department informed on Friday.

With that, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the state rose to 27,76,413, including 30,817 active cases.

A total of eight people have succumbed to coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the state to 36,833.

As many as 984 people have recovered from the infection in the past 24 hours. With this, the cumulative recoveries rose to 27 08 763 in the state.

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