Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, April 12
The district reported five casualties due to Covid-19, pushing the toll to 989 on Monday. Besides, the district witnessed 366 new cases, taking the tally to 34,360. Of the fresh cases, 26 belong to other districts. Around 30,283 people have so far been discharged. There are 3,088 active cases in the district.
Kapurthala district reported two deaths due to Covid-19. The district witnessed 105 fresh cases, taking the tally to 10,324. The deceased are: a 71-year-old man, a resident of Phagwara, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar and a 57-year-old woman of Kapurthala who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar.
Following the night curfew violation by two restaurants in the city, the police have registered FIRs against the owners of both the restaurants.
As per the reports, food was being served by both the restaurants — Chick-Chick Corner and Babul Chicken Corner even — after 9 pm on Sunday. The restaurants are located in PPR market. The police received the information regarding the violation by them. A case under Section 188 (Epidemic Disease Act) of the IPC has been registered against the restaurant owners at Police Division Number 7.
Similarly, policemen on patrolling booked the owner of Bravest Family Marketting Private Limited for gathering 80-100 people. The company has its office in Choti Baradari, Crystal Plaza. He was booked under Section 188 of the IPC.
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