Chennai, May 22 : The Tamil Nadu Government today allowed plying of autos and cycle rickshaws across the State from tomorrow, except in areas coming under Chennai police limits and in corona containment zones.
An official release here said autos and cycle rickshaws were allowed to operate from tomorrow between 0700 hrs and 1900 hrs, with the condition that it should carry only one person and that the vehicles has to be sanitized thrice a day and both the driver and the passengers should compulsorily wear facemasks. It also said the drivers should wash their hands with soaps at regular intervals to maintain hygiene.
However, auto drivers and cycle rickshaw riders living in Chennai police limits and containment zones, where the COVID-19 positive cases were on the higher side, were not allowed to operate the vehicles. (UNI)