Punjab: Night curfew timings extended in 9 districts. Check details

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A medic administers the Covid-19 vaccine to a Punjab Police officer during a countrywide inoculation drive in Patiala Wednesday (PTI)A medic administers the Covid-19 vaccine to a Punjab Police officer during a countrywide inoculation drive in Patiala Wednesday (PTI) 1 min read . Updated: 18 Mar 2021, 02:10 PM IST Staff Writer
With daily positivity rate climbing to more than 5%, curfew in Punjab will begin at 9 pm instead of 11 pm earlier in the nine districts where it has been imposed

In the wake of an increasing number of active Covid-19 cases in Punjab, state Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday extended the night curfew timings by two hours in nine worst-hit districts.

CM Amarinder Singh said that, if required, he will go for more stringent measures to limit the Cospread in the days to come.

With the daily positivity rate climbing to more than 5%, curfew in Punjab will begin at 9 pm instead of 11 pm earlier in the nine districts where it has been imposed.

The nine districts where the night curfew timings have been extended are Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala, Mohali, Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, and Ropar, all daily getting 100 plus positive Covid-19 cases.

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