In Punjab Covid restrictions extended | Will remain in place till Sept 30 |Details Inside

The Punjab government has extend the COVID-related restriction in the state till 30 September in the view of  upcoming festival season, news agency ANI reported. 

The CM’s office said, there will a limit of 300 people on all gatherings, including political events, and strict enforcement of wearing of masks as well as social distancing. Two more people died from coronavirus in Punjab on Thursday as 29 fresh cases pushed the state’s infection count to 6,00,940, according to a bulletin. Till now, the infection has claimed 16,451 lives in the state.

Mohali reported seven cases, followed by four each in Barnala and Pathankot. The number of active cases in the state was 320.

Twenty-three people recovered from the infection, taking the number of those who have been cured to 5,84,169, as per the bulletin.

In view of the upcoming festival season, the restrictions have been put into place till September 30. Punjabwas able to manage the second wave of Covid better than many other states. Also, the distribution of Covid kits was successfully done by the Punjab government which resulted in record better recovery of the Covid cases.