Coronavirus in Punjab LIVE updates: Punjab CM today approved detailed weekend&holiday restriction guidelines, as per which inter-district movement will be barred except for e-pass holders, and only shops dealing with essential commodities and services will be allowed to operate on all days of week.
Shops dealing with essential commodities/services shall remain open on all days till 7 pm. Restaurants (for takeaway/home delivery only) and liquor shops will also continue to be open till 8 pm on all days.
Coronavirus News Highlights: India tally crosses 3 lakh-mark; Maharashtra alone accounts for 1 lakh cases
India has surpassed the United Kingdom to become the fourth worst-hit country by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The number of COVID-19 cases in India has now crossed the 3 lakh-mark. Globally, more than 75 lakh (7.5 million) cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported so far.
While India has reported over 8,500 deaths, the global death count is 4.22 lakh.
India has surpassed the United Kingdom to become the fourth worst-hit country by the pandemic.
The Centre has allowed a phased-exit from the nationwide lockdown to revive the economy.