News Ticker

Punjab adds 652 fresh Covid-19 cases; 19 deaths

By Jasleen Kaur -- February 07, 2022 8:46 pm -- Updated:February 07, 2022 8:50 pm

Mohali, February 7: With 652 more persons testing positive for Covid-19 in Punjab on Monday, the tally of coronavirus as mounted to 7,52,635 in the state. A total of
7,26,416 have recovered so far. The active caseload stands at 8,750

Of 19 deaths reported on Monday, three were from Amritsar, Barnala and Gurdaspur one each, Kapurthala two, Ludhiana five, Pathankot and Patiala one each and SAS Nagar five.  Currently, 610 patients are on oxygen support while 192 patients are at critical care Level-3 facilities.

Also read | Elections 2022: ECI grants further relaxation for physical public meetings

Amid a decline in coronavirus cases, the Punjab Government on Sunday decided to reopen all higher education institutes and coaching centers along with schools from February 7.

The schools have been advised that all students of age group more than 15 years to have at least first dose of vaccination to attend physical classes, though students will have the option to attend online classes.

All universities, colleges (including medical and nursing colleges), schools for classes 6 onward, polytechnics, all coaching institutions, libraries and training institutes (whether government or private) are allowed to open from February 7 for physical classes while adopting requisite social distancing norms, reads the Covid-19 restrictions from February 6 to 15, issued by the Principal Secretary (Home) on Sunday.

Also read | Protests in Canada over Covid-19 rules enter second week; Ottawa declares emergency

Work from home ends; schools also reopen for Classes 9 to 12 in Delhi

Amid declining Covid-19 cases, government offices opened with full capacity from Monday and there will be no work from home now. Schools in Delhi also reopened for Classes 9 to 12. Read more 

-PTC News

  • Share