The official number of Covid-19 positive cases in Tamil Nadu on 26.3.2020 is 27. The latest to be affected is a Trichy Native man who returned from Dubai. He returned home recently and has been found to be positive with Covid-19.
Chief Minister of TN Edapaddi Palaniswami mentioned that District Collectors in the State have been given the list of travelers who returned to Tamil Nadu from abroad. Approximately 54,000 people have returned to Tamil Nadu. Instructions have been given to district heads to isolate these 54,000 people in their houses.
The CM also said that in order to make the family members of the isolated get all the essential goods , the respective District heads will be advised to take necessary steps with proper safety measures. Despite such initiatives, if the isolated individuals come out of their houses, serious actions will be taken against them,and they will also be fined.