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No Fresh Positive Case of Covid 19 in Punjab in 2 Days

(Chd,Pb)No Fresh Positive Case of Covid 19 in Punjab
Out of the 977 samples tested so far,
As per Officials 749 were negative while reports of
190 still awaited
The total number of positive cases stood at 38.
Of this,
19 cases were reported from Nawanshahr,
six each from Mohali and Hoshiarpur,
five Jalandhar and
one each from Amritsar and Ludhiana.
A Nawanshahr patient died, while another was discharged from Amritsar hospital after his test report came negative.

Capt Commands Banks to Remain Open in Pb on Mar 30-31st

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Capt Commands Banks to Remain Open in Pb on Mar 30-31
The Punjab government on Sunday announced that banks would remain open on March 30 and 31 to facilitate people in their financial transactions, amid the curfew restrictions due to coronavirus pandemic.
From April 3 onwards, all bank branches shall be open for two days of the week, on a rotation basis,
The deputy commissioners (DCs) of the state have been asked to extend necessary support and ensure other requisite items during relaxation to the banking staff, the release said.
On March 31, a special clearing of all government cheques will be conducted.
Though April 1 is a non-public dealing day for the banks, the DCs have been asked to provide requisite passes to the bank staff on that day too
This was followed up with orders from the Ministry of Finance and Reserve Bank of India on 27th March, 2020

6 Distilleries Supplied 33 K Ltrs Sanitizer free to Hospitals in Punjab

(Chd,Pb) 6 Distilleries Supplied 33 K Ltrs Sanitizer free to Govt Hospitals in Punjab
The sanitizer was manufactured according to prescribed formula of mixing
96 per cent ethanol,
As per Food and Drug administration Commissioner K S Pannu
“The manufacturing, supply and transportation of sanitizing material is done free of cost,”
The sanitizer was also supplied to police

Punjab’23 Toll Plazas Suspended Till Lock Down:Covid 19

(Chd,Pb)Punjab Toll Plazas Suspended Till Lock Down:Covid 19
Public Works Minister Punjab Mr. Vijay Inder Singla , announced this suspension
Singla said that as many as 23 toll plazas were operational under state government in Punjab.
The cabinet minister said that the curfew has been announced in the state and only emergency vehicles are plying on the roads which required to move rapidly. He added that it has been decided that the situation arising out of the said epidemic shall be construed as a Non-Political Force Majeure event in terms of the Concession Agreement.
Mr. Singla also puts PWD rests houses across Punjab at the disposal of health department by allowing them to use these as isolation centres in any crucial situation.

Capt Relaxes Corona Curfew in Punjab

Chd,Pb)Capt Relaxes Corona Curfew in Punjab
In many parts of the state, the curfew was relaxed from 6 am to 9 am for buying milk, vegetables and fruits and then from 8 am to 11 am for purchasing groceries and medicines
Though milk was delivered at people’s doorstep in most parts of the state, they were allowed to visit neighbourhood shops for buying vegetables and other items of daily needs
On Tuesday, the state government had announced that Deputy Commissioners will ensure door-to-door delivery of essential commodities such as groceries, milk, fruits and vegetables through pre-identified hawkers or distributors, wherever possible.
However, people at many places complained of being forced to pay more for buying vegetables and fruits, as per reports. While newspapers at several places were not delivered on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, police had registered 232 FIRs and arrested 111 people for the curfew violation.
Punjab had imposed a state-wide curfew on Monday as a measure to check the spread of the deadly infection. It has reported 29 coronavirus cases so far.

Capt Govt Imposed Curfew on Punjab : Covid 19

Capt Govt Imposed Curfew on Punjab ;Covid 19
Punjab CM Capt Amarindr Singh Has Just Tweeted this Imposition
Capt said in this Tweet
After reviewing situation with Chief Secretary & @DGPPunjabPolice, CM @capt_amarinder announced full curfew with no relaxations. DCs have been asked to issue orders accordingly. Any person required to be given relaxation will be so allowed specifically for given period & purpose
Earlier CM announced Lockdown but He could not command this closure
People Are Moving on Roads without check, Which Went Virus in Social Media So Now Curfew is announced

14th Case of Covid Forced Capt To Lockdown Punjab till 31st

(Chd,Pb)14th Case of Covid Forced Capt To Lockdown Punjab till 31st
The Punjab government on Sunday decided to enforce lockdown in the entire state till March 31 in the wake of the threat of coronavirus.
Punjab has so far reported 14 cases of coronavirus.
Eleven more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Punjab on Saturday, taking the total number of confirmed cases of the infection to 14 in the स्टेट
Earlier the Punjab government Saturday night ordered lockdown till March 25 in several districts including Nawanshahr, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala and Jalandhar

Number of Corona Virus Patients Jump to 13 in Punjab

Chd,Pb)Number of Corona Virus Patients Jump to 13 in Punjab
A media bulletin issued by the Punjab government said the number of COVID-19 positive patients went up to 13 in the state.
As of now, testing of 181 samples has been conducted and out of which, reports of 141 persons came negative
The reports of 23 persons with suspected coronavirus are awaited
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a fiscal package to combat the coronavirus crisis and permission for private hospitals and labs to conduct tests for detecting the virus.
Singh had expressed grave concern over the escalating COVID-19 crisis while taking part in the deliberations during a video conference convened by Modi with all chief ministers to review the situation.

Punjab Govt Appeals NRIs to Stay at Home:3+ Cases of Covid19

(Chd,Pb)Punjab Govt Appeals NRIs to Stay at Home:Covid19
Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Friday appealed to non-resident Indians (NRIs),
The appeal came after three positive cases of the virus in Punjab had travel history to other countries.
During this time, a large number of NRIs from other countries visit their native places in Punjab. Doaba region comprising Jalandhar, Kapurthala and Nawanshahr districts in Punjab is a well known belt of NRIs.
Notably, Punjab’s first positive coronavirus patient had travel history to
Italy and the second person, who died on Wednesday in Nawanshahr had returned
from Germany via Italy.
A 69-year-old Mohali woman, who tested positive for the virus on Friday, had recently returned from the United Kingdom.

Exams To Continue But Schools to Holiday till 31st March:Pb Govt

(Chd,Pb) Exams To Continue But Schools to Holiday till 31st March:Pb Govt
Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla on Friday announced closing of all schools in the state till March 31 as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of coronavirus.
He, however, said exams would be continued to be conducted according to schedule.
So far, one person who had returned from Italy had tested positive for coronavirus in Punjab.Seven Suspected Are Missing
The Health ministry on Friday put the number of coronavirus cases in the country at 75, which includes a 76-year-old man from Kalaburagi in Karnataka who became the country’s first coronavirus fatality.