Will Lockdown be Imposed? Punjab Emerges New COVID Hotspot in India With 5 Districts Recording Over 100 Fresh Cases
Punjab Lockdown News: It is speculated that lockdown might be imposed in Punjab as the state has emerged as the new coronavirus hotspot in the country with its five districts recording more than 100 new cases. According to updates, the state has recorded 1,071 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, the highest since November 2020. However, the daily number of active cases in Punjab surged by 671, while the number of daily deaths rose by 15.
Notably, the five districts in Punjab that have seen the maximum number of daily cases include Jalandhar (242), Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar (147), Hoshiarpur (115), S.A.S Nagar (111), and Ludhiana (106).
As per updates on Friday, the state reported over 818 new coronavirus cases, pushing the tally to 1,86,189 on Friday.