The Amarinder Singh government in Punjab expands the lockdown till May 1. In a presser, Singh said the continuous lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus should proceed.
It turned into the subsequent government to do as such after Odisha. Odisha reported its lockdown expansion till April 30. It is done while noticing that expectations by health specialists about the spread of the pandemic are “shocking and startling”. The Punjab chief minister’s comments are significant because it comes in the backdrop of many other states calling for the extension of the lockdown.
“Given the projections for India and the worldwide pattern of COVID-19, this is only the beginning of the war and the circumstance takes steps to deteriorate throughout the following scarcely in any months for India. In the conditions, no administration could stand to facilitate the limitations. We need to check the spread of the contaminations,” Singh said by an official discharge.
The Chief Minister said that the vast majority of the 27 positive cases, the most elevated day by day increment so far wrote about Thursday, were instances of “optional transmission”. He depicted it as a sign of the state moving into the phase of “network transmission”.
Singh said the main beneficial thing regarding coronavirus is that the medications supply line to Punjab has been broken. Punjab will allow district-wise exemption to ensure rabi crops are harvested on time. Adding to it,UP, Haryana, MP, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, TN, Karnataka, and Telangana have sought an extension of the lockdown