In Thiruvananthapuram, 7-day ‘triple lockdown’ has started today.

Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])

Looking at the rising cases of coronavirus in the state, the Kerala government on Sunday imposed triple lockdown in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram for one week starting from Monday.

The triple lockdown is a measure which is considered stricter than the curfew allowing only movement of police personnel.

Issuing the notice, the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation said that all medical shops and shops selling essential items will remain open during the triple lockdown in Thiruvananthapuram.

The Kerala CMO in a statement said that major roads leading to the city, except for an entry and exit road, will remain closed. Secretariat will not function during the triple lockdown, it said.

The development comes as the state capital is witnessing increasing number of coronavirus cases in the state.

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