Punjab Covid cases

Book protesting opposition leaders, Punjab CM tells DGP

The CM termed the protests by the SAD and AAP leaders "irresponsible and utter violation" of the curbs in place in view of the pandemic.

published on : 7th June 2021

Punjab Health Minister orders probe into allegations of govt 'diverting' COVID vaccines to pvt hospitals

Punjab's opposition party SAD had on Thursday accused the state's Congress government of "diverting" Covid vaccines to private hospitals at "hefty margins".

published on : 4th June 2021

'It will turn into a superspreader': Punjab CM urges BKU to call off dharna in Patiala amid Covid surge

Singh said that the dharna will jeopardise the lives of their own people if such reckless behaviour is shown amid the pandemic and the event could turn into a super spreader. 

published on : 23rd May 2021

Punjab announces Rs 10 lakh special grant to each fully vaccinated village

Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh urged the Sarpanches and Panches to motivate people to get the people in rural areas vaccinated. 

published on : 18th May 2021

Army's Western Command sets up three Covid hospitals in Faridabad, Patiala and Chandigarh

The Command also provided eight service ambulances across the National Capital Region (NCR) to overcome the shortage.

published on : 8th May 2021

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and others booked for violating COVID-19 guidelines

Police registered a case against Sukhbir Badal and Arshdeep Singh Robin Brar and other hundred unidentified people for disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant

published on : 29th April 2021

Army offers medical staff to Punjab, says will revive defunct oxygen plants

Lt-Gen RP Singh, GOC-in-C, Western Command also offered to provide staff to run the 100-bed Covid facility proposed to be set up in the building loaned to the state government by CSIR for the purpose.

published on : 26th April 2021

Punjab announces ban on political rallies till April 30 to combat new Covid wave

The order is expected to lead to another face-off between the ruling Congress and opposition SAD and AAP. Both the SAD and AAP have been holding gatherings across the state.

published on : 7th April 2021

Punjab government orders fresh curbs, shuts educational institutions to check COVID surge

Industries and essential services shall be allowed to function, but barring these, all restrictions shall be strictly enforced, the chief minister directed.

published on : 19th March 2021