The government has decided to tighten restrictions on the entry of persons from Chennai. Announcing the decision in a video message to media, Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy said from Wednesday, only those having permission of the Collector would be allowed to enter Puducherry.
“Even people with an e-pass from Chennai will not be allowed to enter Puducherry without the Collector’s consent. Only those coming for medical treatment from neighbouring districts will be allowed,” he said. On entry, a 14-day quarantine is mandatory, he said. The government has also decided to impose fine on those not wearing masks and adhering to personal distancing norms, he added.