Ludhiana DC Varinder Kumar Sharma today announced changes in curfew timings and restrictions. The development came after district observed decreasing number of Covid19 positive cases.
As per new order, all shops have been allowed to remain open till 3 pm and home delivery by restaurants till 9 pm from tomorrow onwards.
Earlier the weekday relaxation timings were 5 am to 1pm; the same has been extended by two hour from 5 am to 3 pm.
The Ludhiana DC after reviewing the COVID situation, has ordered these relaxations.
Besides, the Ludhiana has also earned distinction at the vaccination front and become a leading district of Punjab by administrating jabs to 1.03 lakh beneficiaries in the 18-44 age category till yesterday, i.e. May 24, 2021.
DC Varinder Kumar Sharma emphasized that only a massive Covid vaccination program on a war footing can help to stop the third wave of the pandemic as maximum coverage of the people under this immunization drive would help to build herd immunity.