Night curfew announced in Punjab

August 20, 2020 - PatialaPolitics

Amid #COVID19 spike, Punjab CM orders many emergency curbs – weekend lockdown & daily night curfew (7pm – 5 am) from tomorrow in all cities/towns, total ban on all gatherings except weddings/funerals till August 31 across state with @DGPPunjabPolice asked to enforce numbers.

In other curbs, @capt_amarinder orders govt/pvt offices in Pubjab to work at 50% capacity. In 5 worst hit districts, 50% non essential shops to open daily, buses to ply at 50% & pvt cars with 3 passengers. Says “enough is enough, even single #COVID18 death unacceptable.”

27.7% people in Punjab’s containment zones found to be positive for #COVID19 antibodies, in state’s 1st exclusive #serosurvey. Survey in 5 worst hit districts shows Amritsar containment areas to have maximum 40% seroprevalence, CM @capt_amarinder told in #COVID__19 review meet.

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