Coronavirus: Govt imposes Night Curfew in Punjab's Mohali and Fatehgarh Sahib
The districts where the night curfew was implemented included Jalandhar, SBS Nagar, Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala. Night curfew is applicable in these districts from 11 o'clock.
New Delhi: Coronavirus infection is spreading rapidly. Constantly infected cases are increasing. Meanwhile, a Friday night curfew was announced in the cities of Punjab. Night curfew has been imposed in Mohali and Fatehgarh Sahib from March 12 from 11 am to five in the morning. During the last 24 hours in Punjab, 1309 new cases have been reported and 18 people have died.
Night curfew in Punjab:
On March 6, night curfew was implemented in four districts of Punjab. Punjab Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan and Director General of Police Dinkar Gupta held a meeting with all the commissioners, district police chiefs and civil surgeons through video conference regarding the corona virus situation, after which the order was issued.
The districts where the night curfew was implemented included Jalandhar, SBS Nagar, Hoshiarpur and Kapurthala. Night curfew is applicable in these districts from 11 o'clock in the morning to five in the morning. Earlier, Deputy Commissioner of Jalandhar Ghanshyam Thori ordered the night curfew to continue till the next order.
However, during this period, curfew will be relaxed for people working in different shifts in 24-hour factories. Curfew will be relaxed in case of emergency. Punjab has been witnessing an increase in cases of Kovid-19 for the last several days.
Corona figures in the country:
After 23,285 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in India in a day, the number of infected in the country increased to 1,13,08,846. According to the data, these are the most recent cases reported in the last 78 days. Earlier, on 24 December, 24,712 new cases were reported in one day.
According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry at eight o'clock on Friday morning, the death toll rose to 1,58,306 after the death of 117 more people. Currently, 1,97,237 people are undergoing treatment for corona virus infection in the country, which is 1.74 percent of the total cases.