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Twenty-one days of lockdown is not a vacation, it is the government's order to keep your families safe, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy said while addressing the state on Wednesday.
He appealed to people to understand the enormity of the situation and stay behind closed doors. "Let's overcome our social differences and fight against Corona."
Do not panic. There will be no shortage in the supply of essential commodities such as rice, vegetables, milk, meat and medicines. Practice social distancing while going out for genuine and compelling reasons, the Chief Minister said.
Mr Palanisamy has also ordered to increase the number of beds in hospitals.
Tamil Nadu reported its first death due to Coronavirus on Wednesday taking the death toll in India to 11. The total number of positive cases in the state now stands at 23.