Punjab: Permission to call 100 people for wedding parties, order to impose night curfew if necessary

The Punjab government has again taken some precautionary measures in view of the increasing coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, which were issued on Tuesday to curb the crowds and to be held in indoor and outdoor gatherings till March 1. , DCs have been ordered to impose night curfews on their districts’ Kovid-19 hotspots.

The official statement said that up to March 1, 100 people were held in queens and weddings in open spaces while Chief Minister Amarinder Singh presided over a virtual meeting to review the COVID-19 situation in Punjab. Limit the number of guests to 200.

The face mask and social exclusion criteria should be strictly enforced everywhere. The move comes amid rising concerns over the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the state.

While the Chief Minister authorized the District Deputy Commissioner to adopt micro-containment techniques, he directed the police to impose a night curfew on Corona hotspot if necessary and to ensure that all people wear masks. The chief minister said the decision to control crowds in cinemas would be taken after March 1.

Private offices and restaurants will be encouraged to display the last COVID-19 test report of all their employees, he said.

Punjab is one of the five states that has been asked by the central government to investigate a growing number of cases through strict monitoring, control and RT-PCR testing. The other four states are Maharashtra, Kerala, Hatties and Madhya Pradesh.

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