Ludhiana to continue 17-hour weekday curfew, weekend lockdown until May 23

District officially reported 1,132 Covid infections, 18 deaths on Saturday, Punjab's health bulletin showed

Ludhiana to continue 17-hour weekday curfew, weekend lockdown until May 23

A healthcare worker takes swab samples from an elderly woman for Covid testing outside Ludhiana's Civil Hospital. Tribune file photo

Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, May 16

Ludhiana’s district administration extended its Covid-19 restrictions on Sunday as the district continued to report over 1,000 cases a day.

A formal order issued by District Magistrate Varinder Kumar Sharma said it would continue having weekday curfew restrictions from 12 pm to 5 am and weekend lockdown from 12 noon on Friday to 5 am on Monday.

Punjab’s official health bulletin on Saturday reported 1,132 infections in the district on Saturday---the highest in the state---and 18 fatalities.   

 

 

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