Companies have registered buses, tempos, vans and cars to transport employees and these registrations will automatically be renewed during the full lockdown from May 24 till May 31.
The police have registered a total of 3,980 cases for violating lockdown norms and seized 3,446 vehicles till Saturday, according to a press release from the city police.
Police had to file cases and even undertake baton charges to disperse the people entering shops and establishments without properly wearing masks, and not maintaining social distance.
State government, through the order, clarified that the existing orders on restrictions shall continue and no further restrictions will be imposed on Saturdays.
Tamil Nadu has witnessed a strong lockdown on Sunday with all the TASMAC liquor outlets, shops and establishments remaining shut.
Interestingly train services throughout Tamil Nadu are functioning at night and the State Transport Corporation officials find it difficult to ply long distance buses only during day times.
An assessment by the Civic body has found that the crowding is rampant at the 81 markets in and around the city other than Koyambedu wholesale market and therefore decided to put curbs in these areas.