Tribune News Service
Mohali, August 17
Mohali reported 102 new coronavirus circumstances on Monday, district officers said—the largest single-day spike the district has seen because it noticed its first COVID-19 case in March.
The improvement took the district’s coronavirus rely to 1,911 circumstances, 47 per cent of that are nonetheless energetic. The district has seen 36 COVID-19 deaths to date.
The alarming rise of Mohali’s circumstances has led to Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan asserting some extra restrictions with the municipal limits. These embrace a ban on all motion of individuals apart from these concerned in providing important providers between 9 pm to five am—evening curfew hours in Punjab—and imposing new closing time for retailers and business institutions that provide non-essential providers.
According to the brand new order, the hospitality industry—restaurants and hotels— in addition to liquor retailers should shut by 8:30 pm. Shops and procuring malls can not keep open past Eight pm.
Those concerned in important providers in addition to industries—including these working in shifts —and these travelling to their locations from bus and prepare stations and airports will probably be exempted from the brand new motion restriction. This may even not apply to the motion of individuals and cargo on nationwide and state highways.
The new order says any violation is punishable beneath the Disaster Management Act of 2005 in addition to the Indian Penal Code.