Intervening, Senthilbalaji said the test positivity rate of the state was 4.1 per cent when the then AIADMK government reopened Tasmac outlets on May 7, 2020 before the Madras High Court ordered the closure of the shops. “Subsequently, you moved the Supreme Court and reopened the shops on May 23, 2020. The TPR was 6.8 per cent two days later on May 25, 2020. It rose to 9 per cent on May 31 and 10.4 per cent on June 8, 2020. You had opened the shops when COVID spread was increasing,” he pointed out.