Tamil Nadu reports 6 new positive cases of Covid-19 taking its total tally to 35 so far. Two cases are from Madurai, two from Erode, and two of them are from Chennai.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami to enforce the three-week national lockdown strictly.
“Considering public good, the prime minister said the prohibitory orders under Section 144 should be followed strictly and people should ensure social distancing,” the government’s release reads.
“The chief minister replied that all these aspects are being fully implemented,” it added.