Punjab: Two-month-old infant tests positive for coronavirus in Ludhiana

Punjab: Two-month-old infant tests positive for coronavirus in Ludhiana

Coronavirus Ludhiana: Amid growing concerns over rising coronavirus cases in Punjab which has even forced Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to announce lockdown-like curbs, a two-month-old child has tested positive for COVID-19 in Ludhiana.

In a first such case in Ludhiana, a 2-month-old baby has tested positive for coronavirus in Ludhiana. The toddler was brought to a civil hospital for treatment from where he was referred to the CMC hospital.

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Coronavirus Ludhiana: Amid rising coronavirus cases in Punjab that forced CM Captain Amarinder Singh to announce lockdown-like curbs, a child tested positive in Ludhiana

This comes a time when Ludhiana has been reporting more than 500 new COVID-19 cases on a daily basis. On Monday, Ludhiana recorded 758 new cases in 24 hours.

The city has recorded a total of 43,821 cases, as of Monday evening. There are 4,704 active cases, 37,864 recovered cases in the city while 1,253 people died due to COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Ludhiana: Amid rising coronavirus cases in Punjab that forced CM Captain Amarinder Singh to announce lockdown-like curbs, a child tested positive in Ludhiana

It is pertinent to mention that Punjab’s Ludhiana has imposed lockdown in Urban estate phase 1, Dugri, and Urban estate phase 2, Dugri.

Coronavirus Ludhiana: Amid rising coronavirus cases in Punjab that forced CM Captain Amarinder Singh to announce lockdown-like curbs, a child tested positive in Ludhiana

Meanwhile, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has announced lockdown-like curbs including the closure of gyms, bars and cinema halls.

Even as the government has announced the curb on gatherings to 20. The night curfew in the state has been extended. Now, the night curfew in the state would be enforced from 8 pm to 5 am.

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