Chennai restaurant asked to down shutters on its opening day for violating Covid norms
A restaurant in Chennai was asked to shut down on the very day it opened for the first time following reports that Covid norms were being violated and the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the Tamil Nadu government to tackle the pandemic was not being adhered to.
On Sunday, the state recorded its highest single-day Covid spike, with 10,723 testing positive. This took the overall tally to 9,91,451. With 42 fatalities, the death toll in the state reached 13,113. Chennai recorded 3,304 fresh cases, the highest among all districts in Tamil Nadu.