TASMAC liquor stores in Chennai reopen after remaining shut for over five months — only 50 people will be allowed per hour
- As part of Unlock 3.0, Chennai
TASMACoutlets will reopen from 10 am to 7 pm (Monday to Saturday). These outlets will remain closed on Sunday.
- Only 500 customers will be allowed at each outlet in a day. Each customer will have to get coupons.
- Every outlet will distribute only 50 coupons in an hour.
- Barricades installed outside the outlets and circles drawn to ensure social distancing between customers.
People lined up in front of some Tasmac outlets from 6 am onwards.
About 640 outlets — within the reach of Greater Chennai Police — are expected to reopen today. Only 500 customers will be allowed at each outlet in a day. These customers will have to get coupons. Every outlet will distribute only 50 coupons in an hour.
“We are redeploying employees from shops that shut to those reopening on Tuesday on a temporary basis,” a senior Tasmac official told Times of India. These employees will be wearing face shields, masks, gloves, and will also carry sanitisers.
Barricades were also installed around these outlets, and circles were drawn to ensure social distancing between customers. The outlet owners have sought police assistance for crowd management.
Tasmac outlets present inside malls, and containment zones will remain shut.
All the Tasmac outlets in Tamil Nadu had to shut shop following lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Some of the shops were allowed to open recently, but the government didn’t open those in Chennai due to rising coronavirus cases.
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