Night curfew in Ludhiana, Patiala after Covid cases rise

Movement restricted between 11 pm to 5 am beginning March 12

Night curfew in Ludhiana, Patiala after Covid cases rise

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Tribune News Service
Patiala/Ludhiana, March 11

District administrations of Patiala and Ludhiana imposed night curfews as COVID-19 cases continued to rise in both districts. 

Restrictions on movement will be enforced between 11 pm and 5 am beginning March 12. The new restrictions will apply until further orders, similarly worded orders from both districts said.

However, the police and army personnel on duty, government officials or employees, essential services or medical emergency, and any other emergency related to the safety of the public or property would be exempted from these orders.

Ludhiana has seen its infection numbers quadruple in a week. Thursday brought in 186 fresh infections and four more deaths, taking the district's infection numbers to 32,793 and 1,576 deaths.

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