Taking into view the rising variety of COVID-19 circumstances in Punjab, evening curfew will likely be in place in Patiala district from Friday.
The curfew will likely be efficient from the evening of March 12 from 11 pm to five am, until additional orders, District Justice of the Peace Amit Kumar mentioned in his order.
Nonetheless, the police and military personnel on obligation, authorities officers/workers, important companies/medical emergency staff, and another emergency associated to the protection of the general public/property, could be exempted from the purview of those orders.
In keeping with the union well being ministry’s replace on Thursday morning, Punjab reported 1,393 new COVID-19 circumstances within the final 24 hours. The state recorded 17 deaths in the identical interval.