Punjab records 6,472 new COVID-19 circumstances, 142 deaths
Punjab recorded 6,472 contemporary COVID-19 circumstances on Wednesday and reported 142 extra deaths, in accordance with an official assertion.
The variety of constructive circumstances to this point have reached 3,58,186 throughout the State. The main chunk of new circumstances 952, 867 and 614 have been reported from Ludhiana, SAS Nagar and Jalandhar districts respectively.
The Health division stated the lively circumstances are 53,426 and a couple of,95,988 sufferers have to this point recovered.
Meanwhile, in Union Territory of Chandigarh, amid the rising variety of circumstances, the administration on Wednesday determined to increase the timing of curfew from 6 p.m. to five a.m each day.
“All shops, malls, multiplexes etc. will close by 5 p.m. every day with home delivery allowed upto 9 p.m. All non-essential activities will be banned during the night curfew. This will come into effect on April 29, 2021 and will be in force till further orders,” stated an official assertion.
At current, the curfew timings within the metropolis are from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.
Schools closed until May 15
“All educational institutions, school, colleges, coaching institutions, libraries etc. will remain closed till May 15,” it added.