Two sons of a lady, who died in Ludhiana due to coronavirus on Monday, escaped from a civil hospital where they were isolated. According to the information, they broke through the window of the hospital and jumped from a height of 12 feet, to escape.
However, nearby people saw them running and caught hold of them. Within no time they handed over them to the police after which they were brought back to the hospital again.
Ludhiana Police arrested around 60 people
Ludhiana Police Commissioner IPS Rakesh Aggarwal, in an order to avoid social gatherings, arrested around 60 people. He announced that whosoever was found violating curfew norms or was seen roaming outside their houses would be sent to jail. For now, the Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana has been converted into a temporary jail.
Death toll in Punjab
The death toll in Punjab has been increased to 4 after a Mohali resident died due to coronavirus on Tuesday. A 65-year-old man, a resident of Nayagaon, who was admitted at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, passed away on Tuesday, the civil medical officer stated. Punjab has so far reported 41 coronavirus cases out of which one has been recovered while four people have died.
Punjab curfew extended
Punjab Government on Monday announced the extension of the curfew till April 14 amid growing concerns over the spread of coronavirus. Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh asked to seal the borders in an order to prevent the spread of the pandemic. Likewise, Punjab CM has asked the Finance Minister to come out with a plan, to overcome the coronavirus crisis.