Coronavirus in Puducherry LIVE Updates | Pondy CM announces total lockdown on every Tuesday
Amid rising COVID-19 cases in the Union Territory of Puducherry, a total lockdown would be enforced every Tuesday to contain the spread of the virus.
This was announced by Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Wednesday when the Union Territory registered its highest single-day spurt of 481 coronavirus cases and five deaths.
The total lockdown would come into force from next Tuesday and is being implemented on an experimental basis, he told a virtual press conference after chairing a meeting of the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA).
The lockdown would come into effectfrom 6 am on Tuesday to 6 am the next day.