Salons, beauty parlours can function from Sunday in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai and containment zones

 thehindu.com  05/23/2020 06:03:05 

Photograph used for representational purposes only   | Photo Credit: M. PERIASAMY

The State government on Saturday allowed salons and beauty parlours to function across Tamil Nadu, except within the Chennai police limits and COVID-19 containment zones, from Sunday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.

In a statement, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said, salons and parlours cannot engage employees living in containment zones and air conditioners should not be used.

The customers and employees should strictly adhere to physical distancing norms and they must not be allowed entry if they have symptoms like fever, cold and cough, he added.

The statement further said that the salon and parlous should be sanitized five times a day and customers should be provided with hand sanitiser.

The owner should ensure wearing of masks and also customers and employees must wash their hands with soaps regularly, it added.

Earlier, the government had allowed salons in rural areas to operate from May 19.

Not convinced? Know why you should pay for news.

*Our Digital Subscription plans do not currently include the e-paper ,crossword, iPhone, iPad mobile applications and print. Our plans enhance your reading experience.

Dear reader,

We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda.

Support Quality Journalism
« Go back