Wearing mask has become mandatory in Tamil Nadu once again on Friday in view of spike of Corona cases in the state and around.
In an order issued on Friday, the Tamil Nadu Health Department has made wearing of masks mandatory in the state. The violators will be imposed a fine worth Rs 500 as fine.
The Department had earlier withdrawn the mask mandate following a decline in the number of infections.
On Thursday, 39 people tested positive for Covid in Tamil Nadu, with 31 registered the previous day.
Twelve students of IIT Madras had also tested positive for the virus and the premium institute was declared a Covid zone on Thursday.
The students were however not admitted to hospital even though they had taken first aid care from the Guindy government hospital. However, they did not require admission into the medical.