The Punjab government Friday extended the ongoing lockdown till May 1, amid rising number of coronavirus cases and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh apprehending the state might be moving towards the community transmission stage of the outbreak. The Punjab government said on Friday that the total number of coronavirus cases in the state rose to 151 with 21 more people contracting the infection. Among the 21 fresh cases, 11 were reported in Mohali district, of which 10 were from Jawaharpur village alone. Eight cases were reported in Pathankot and one each in Sangrur and Jalandhar. Jawaharpur village has reported 32 cases so far.
Published On: Apr 10, 2020