Amid spiralling COVID-19 instances, the Punjab authorities on Wednesday determined to impose evening curfew in all of the cities and cities from December 1. The restrictions will stay in place for seven hours between 10 pm and 5 am.
The state authorities has additionally doubled the high-quality for flouting Covid-19 tips to Rs 1,000. The choice was taken at a gathering presided over by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
“Night time curfew to be imposed in Punjab from December 1 to combat coronavirus,” Amarinder Singh mentioned.
A number of states have introduced measures like evening curfew and restriction on public gatherings within the final one week to flatten the Covid curve.
The states which have evening curfew to regulate the unfold of the illness are Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Rajasthan. The Himachal authorities has introduced to shut all colleges and schools until December 31 and imposed evening curfew within the 4 worst-affected districts of Mandi, Kangra, Shimla and Kullu. In Madhya Pradesh, the state authorities has prolonged the evening curfew to 6 cities — Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore and Jabalpur.
Gujarat too has introduced to impose evening curfew in 4 main cities — Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara. In Rajasthan, the authorities has introduced to impose evening curfew in eight districts and clamped prohibitory orders beneath part 144 of CrPC in almost 16 districts.
Punjab has reported a spurt in Covid instances in the previous few weeks. Based on the official information, the state noticed 22 deaths on Tuesday, taking the dying toll to 4,653. There are 6,834 lively instances. The most recent well being bulletin mentioned that 11 sufferers are on ventilator assist, whereas 139 are on oxygen assist. A complete of 30,51,542 samples have been collected for testing up to now within the state.