With surge in contemporary Covid-19 infections within the state, chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered night time curfew (9pm to 5am) within the worst-affected Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Patiala districts from Saturday.
The CM additionally directed all massive cities and cities to arrange built-in administration plan for therapy of the illness in each government-run and personal amenities.
As Covid circumstances within the state has gone as much as 20,891, with 1,050 infections reported on Thursday and 1,039 on Friday, the CM additionally introduced a week-long trial of enforcement of the obligatory mask-wearing rule by making offenders stand on the spot for an hour with masks on.
He was of the view that making the offenders sweat it out may assist verify the violations on this rely, which had crossed 3.82 lakh.
Taking questions in his weekly #AskCaptain Dwell session on Fb, Amarinder additionally appealed to the folks to get themselves examined early and begin therapy in a correct hospital, urging them to not rush to non-public tertiary care amenities straight since good therapy is out there in authorities hospitals.
Expressing concern over the regular enhance in Covid infections and positivity fee within the state, the chief minister stated with the height in Punjab is projected by August finish or early September, one couldn’t make sure how excessive the height of every day circumstances could go.