Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, July 12
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh mentioned on Sunday that his authorities was engaged on stricter tips for social, non secular and public gatherings.
In his stay interplay programme, the Chief Minister mentioned folks weren’t critically adhering to protocols on social distancing, sporting masks and different measures.
He mentioned the brand new tips shall be introduced on Monday.
“I do not want Punjab to go the Delhi and Maharashtra way. It is necessary to come out with revised guidelines on gatherings. The guidelines would be announced tomorrow,” Chief Minister
Amarinder Singh mentioned.
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh blamed the swell in Punjab’s circumstances on elevated testing and the rise within the variety of folks getting into Punjab from exterior.
“In the last four days, 63,828 persons from outside had entered the state. The health and police authorities were tracking them and implementing in quarantine measures wherever required,” he mentioned.
The improvement comes on a day when Punjab added 234 new coronavirus circumstances and 4 deaths to its tally, taking the an infection depend within the state to 7,821. Its dying toll now stands one wanting 200.
Punjab has been seeing a constant rise in coronavirus circumstances since final month—a development that matches the nationwide development of a surge within the variety of infections. A take a look at Punjab’s figures reveals that 71 per cent of the state’s 7,821 circumstances have been recorded since June 1.
The surge additionally corresponds Punjab’s easing of stricter restrictions on motion imposed on motion in March, when the state reported its first COVID-19 case. Punjab eased restrictions alongside the traces of the central authorities’s orders that got here in an try and restart a stalled financial system.