The Punjab government and the Karnataka government have decided to carry out a strict lockdown to control the second wave of coronavirus.
Mumbai: The Punjab government and the Karnataka government have decided to impose a strict lockdown to control the second wave of coronavirus. The option of lockdown has been put forward to prevent corona. After Maharashtra, corona is spreading in Delhi in large numbers. A strict curfew has also been imposed in Delhi. Strict lockdown regulations have been issued in Maharashtra. (Corona crisis: Strict lockdown in Punjab and Karnataka)
The Punjab government announced a complete lockdown on Monday evening. According to the order, there will be lockdown across the state till 6 am every day. At this time, only people connected to the emergency services will be allowed to travel. Everything else will be closed for 11 hours.
Lockdown has been implemented on Saturday and Sunday from Friday evening to Monday. Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh tweeted that after discussing the current status of the corona in the cabinet meeting, we have decided to impose a daily lockdown. We have also announced a weekend lockdown, which will begin at 6pm on Friday and continue until 5am on Monday. He appeals to everyone to stay home after the lockdown.
Increase of corona patients by more than 10 percent
In the last 24 hours, 7014 new corona have been found in the state, while 76 people have died. The worst situation is in Ludhiana, Mohali and Jalandhar. According to the health ministry, 1389 new cases of corona have been detected in Ludhiana, 893 in Mohali and 648 in Jalandhar. The rate of corona infections has risen by more than 10 percent in the past week. Health Minister Balbir Sidhu said that as on April 25, 48,154 patients of Kovid-19 were active in the state.
Lockdown announced in Karnataka
The Karnataka government has declared a 14-day statewide lockdown to control the rapidly growing number of coronavirus patients. Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa (B. S. Yediyurappa) said a curfew would be imposed in the state for the next 14 days from 9 pm on Tuesday.
Discount from 6 to 10 p.m.
During the curfew, movements will be allowed between 6 and 10 a.m. daily for the provision of essential services. Also, all shops will be closed at 10 pm. The chief minister said public transport services would be kept completely closed during the curfew. Only manufacturing units (excluding garments), construction and agriculture related people are allowed to work. Apart from this, the Karnataka government has also allowed the delivery of liquor (liqueur home delivery).
18+ people will get the corona vaccine for free
Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa told a press conference that the situation in the state was worse than in Maharashtra and Delhi. Despite all efforts, coronary heart disease is on the rise. Therefore, in the third phase of vaccination, we have announced that all people over the age of 18 will be vaccinated for free. People can get the corona vaccine for free by visiting their nearest government hospital.