Patiala: Within the wake of the surge in coronavirus instances, an evening curfew has been imposed in Punjab’s Patiala district between 11 p.m. to five a.m. from March 12.
The district administration has, nevertheless, exempted important companies, authorities officers and medical emergency companies.
The announcement comes as Punjab has recorded round 1,393 Covid-19 instances within the final 24 hours.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had final month within the wake of the rising coronavirus instances mentioned that he would overview the Covid-19 state of affairs with well being consultants and senior officers.
In addition to Punjab, Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu proceed to report a excessive variety of COVID day by day new instances, in accordance with the Union Well being Ministry.
Within the final 24 hours, 22,854 new instances have been registered. Maharashtra reported the best day by day new instances at 13,659 (virtually 60 p.c of the day by day new instances) adopted by Kerala with 2,475 instances.
In the meantime, India’s whole energetic caseload reached 1, 89,226 on Thursday. The nation’s current energetic caseload now stands at 1.68 p.c of India’s whole constructive instances.
Thus far, over 2.56 crore vaccine doses have been administered via 4,78,168 classes. Union Well being Secretary Rajesh Bhushan mentioned that 71 p.c of those doses have been administered at public well being amenities whereas round 29 p.c doses at non-public facilities.