Two-day lockdown in Malerkotla, cases up

The town saw 35 more Covid cases

Two-day lockdown in Malerkotla, cases up

Tribune News Service

Sangrur, June 29

With 35 more Covid-19 cases surfacing in Malerkotla, the district administration on Monday announced a two-day lockdown in the town on Tuesday and Wednesday. A 55-year-old Covid patient from the town, who was referred to Rajindra Medical College, Patiala, on June 24, died on Sunday night.

Of the 35 new cases, 12 are from the Sangrur block, 11 from Moonak, seven from Malerkotla block, two from Sherpur and one each from Longowal, Amargarh and Fatehgarh Panjgarain.

“To prevent any further spread of the virus, we have decided to impose a lockdown in Malerkotla town alone. Our special teams will ensure the supply of essential items to the residents “ the Sangrur Deputy Commissioner said.

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