Fight against coronavirus: Full curfew in Punjab, CM Capt Amarinder Singh says no exemptions

On Sunday, Punjab reported seven more coronavirus cases, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 21, ...

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise in Punjab, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has ordered a complete lockdown till March 31 as an emergency measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus. No relaxations will be provided, the CM tweeted on Monday.

After reviewing situation with Chief Secretary and DGP, announced full curfew with no relaxations, Capt Amarinder Singh wrote. He added that the DCs have been asked to issue orders accordingly. Any person required to be given relaxation will be so allowed specifically for given period and purpose, the Punjab CM said. Follow LIVE UPDATES on coronavirus outbreak...

...In an official notification, Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh ordered shutdown of all establishments to break the transmission chain of coronavirus.

On Sunday, Punjab reported seven more coronavirus cases, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 21, officials said.

Out of total 203 samples, 160 tested negative and reports of 22 people were awaited, they said.

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