Punjab, one of many key states the place the Covid graph is displaying an upward motion, has declared a sequence of restrictions together with evening curfew from 9 pm to five am until April 30. It has additionally declared a ban on political gatherings. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has stated that motion will probably be taken in opposition to anybody violating this rule, underneath the DMA and Epidemics Act.
A cap has additionally been placed on gatherings at funerals, weddings and cremations. Solely 50 individuals can attend indoor features, and 100 for outdoor.
Masks have been made obligatory for workers in authorities places of work.
The evening curfew, which was thus far imposed on 12 districts, has been prolonged to your complete state.
These restrictions, together with the others imposed earlier — which embrace closure of colleges and academic establishments – will probably be efficient until April 30, learn a communique from the Chief Minister’s Workplace.
There was some respite for homeowners of outlets in malls, as entry of 10 individuals per store has been allowed at any level — a slight rest from the 100 individuals allowed in a mall at one time.