Coronavirus Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh announces revised timings for night curfew
Coronavirus Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced the revised timings for night curfew in various districts of the state have been changed. The night curfew has been imposed in Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala, Mohali, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, and Kapurthala, and Ropar.
Earlier, the night curfew was imposed in Fatehgarh Sahib, Mohali, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, and Patiala from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am.
Announcing the new timings of night curfew in these districts of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh announced that it will now be imposed from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am.
Punjab Chief Minister named the districts that reported more than 100 cases on Wednesday. These include Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala, Mohali, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, and Kapurthala, and Ropar.
The night curfew will now be implemented in these districts only.
Meanwhile, he also announced that he would announce more curbs in the state to contain the spread of coronavirus.
He hinted at weekend lockdown while replying to question on further restrictions. Captain said that he would chair a review meeting after which it would be decided to whether impose weekend lockdowns on restrictions on gatherings.
The announcement comes after Punjab reported 2039 new cases in 24 hours on Wednesday evening.
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