Haryana Lockdown News: Days after Punjab imposed weekend lockdowns in the state, the Chandigarh administration is also planning to impose shutdowns on weekends to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Also Read - Randeep Hooda Sights Big Cats at Jaipur’s Jhalana Leopard Reserve, Says 'It Was a Longtime Dream' | Watch
Issuing a statement, UT Adviser Manoj Parida said that he had written to the Chief Secretaries of Punjab and Haryana to agree to the Chandigarh proposal for such curfew in the tricity during weekends. Also Read - Schools Reopen in These States From Today; Number of Hours, Students Restricted | Check Guidelines
He said that imposing weekend curfews only in Chandigarh will not have any effect if the same is simultaneously not imposed in Mohali and Panchkula. Also Read - Maharashtra, Telangana Rains Latest Updates: Over 77 Killed, Thousands Displaced; Situation Worsens in Karnataka
The UT administration is mulling to impose the lockdowns on weekends as the region has 184 positive cases. As per updates Chandigarh has 217 active cases. The Deputy Commissioner of Panchkula said it had 122 cases.
Latest updates stated that 26 more people were confirmed positive for coronavirus in Chandigarh on Sunday, pushing the tally to 717.
Two cases each were reported in sector 39, sector 42, sector 46, sector 30, sector 45 and one each in Daria, sector 32, sector 7, Mauli Jagran, sector 48, sector 19, sector 20 and sector 39.
On the other hand, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar ruled out the imposition of lockdown or curfew in any of the worst-hit districts in the coming days even as the state reported five more deaths due to Covid-19 and saw another big spike of 617 fresh cases.