Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh ordered a state-wide night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am from 1 December, in the wake of rising novel coronavirus cases in the state, according to news agency ANI.Along with that, the state government also ordered doubling of fine for not wearing masks or keeping social distance or for flouting any other Covid protocol from ₹500 to ₹1,000.
All hotels, restaurants, marriage palaces to shut down at 9.30 pm. All curbs will be reviewed around 15 December. The various announcements came after the chief minister chaired a high-level state Covid review meeting earlier in the day. Post meeting, Singh asked Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan to encourage more private hospitals to provide beds for the Covid-19 patients' treatment in the state.