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Punjab Government Orders Curbs On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings From March 1 Amid Upswing In COVID-19 Cases
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Punjab Government Orders Curbs On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings From March 1 Amid Upswing In COVID-19 Cases

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directed that wearing of face masks and social distancing norms be strictly enforced, with testing to be ramped to 30,000 a day ...
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Punjab Gears Up With Cold Chain Points For COVID-19 Vaccine
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Punjab Gears Up With Cold Chain Points For COVID-19 Vaccine

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday (December 11) directed the Health Department to incorporate the results of the second sero survey in the strategy for COVID-19 vaccine roll-out so that the high-risk population is covered first ...
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COVID-19: 24.19 Per Cent Seroprevalence Found In Punjab's 12 Districts, Finds Sero Survey
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COVID-19: 24.19 Per Cent Seroprevalence Found In Punjab’s 12 Districts, Finds Sero Survey

According to the findings of the recent sero survey conducted in Punjab, in urban areas, seroprevalence was found among 30.5 per cent of the population, while in rural areas, the percentage was 21 per cent ...
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Chief Minister Amarinder Singh To Take First Shot Of COVID-19 Vaccine In Punjab
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Chief Minister Amarinder Singh To Take First Shot Of COVID-19 Vaccine In Punjab

According to an official release, the Chief Minister made this announcement at the virtual Cabinet meeting during a presentation to discuss the COVID-19 situation in Punjab ...
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Steep Rise In Stubble Burning Incidents In Punjab This Year
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Steep Rise In Stubble Burning Incidents In Punjab This Year

According to Central Pollution Control Board, stubble burning has increased by 46.5 per cent during 2020 in comparison to 2019 ...
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Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, Punjab Government Orders Night Curfew From December 1, Doubles Fine For Not Wearing Masks
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Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, Punjab Government Orders Night Curfew From December 1, Doubles Fine For Not Wearing Masks

The night curfew in Punjab imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 will also restrict opening timings of all hotels, restaurants and marriage palaces till 9.30 pm ...
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Stubble Burning Continues In Parts Of Punjab
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Stubble Burning Continues In Parts Of Punjab  

The process of burning farm residue and vehicular emission are the major causes of air pollution in parts of north India, deteriorating the air quality around this time of the year ...
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Punjab Chief Minister Expands Contact Tracing Of COVID-19 Positive Patients To 15 People, Makes RT-PCR Rule
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Punjab Chief Minister Expands Contact Tracing Of COVID-19 Positive Patients To 15 People, Makes RT-PCR Rule

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh directed 24x7 testing facility to be made available at district hospitals; all fever cases, and other symptomatic coming to health facilities to be tested with RT-PCR, and all patients attending the flu corners to be tested with RT-PCR ...
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Sensitise Farmers Against Stubble Burning, Which Can Worsen COVID Situation: Punjab Minister Aruna Chaudhary To Panchayats
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Sensitise Farmers Against Stubble Burning, Which Can Worsen COVID Situation: Punjab Minister Aruna Chaudhary To Panchayats

Stubble burning during the Kharif harvesting season in Punjab and Haryana is a major environmental issue that has even been adding to the pollution levels of neighbouring Delhi for the past few years ...
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297 Stubble Burning Incidents Reported From Punjab From September 21 To 25, 100 More Than Last Year
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297 Stubble Burning Incidents Reported From Punjab From September 21 To 25, 100 More Than Last Year

According to experts, in the last few years, air pollution in the national capital has been worsening due to stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana ...
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In Punjab, International Travellers To Be Tested For COVID-19 By Rapid Antigen Test On Arrival For Home Isolation
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In Punjab, International Travellers To Be Tested For COVID-19 By Rapid Antigen Test On Arrival For Home Isolation

If Rapid Antigen Test comes positive for COVID-19, the person may opt for home isolation or government isolation facility or private facility on payment basis and will be treated as per COVID-19 management protocol ...
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Increasing Caseload Among The Young, Makes Punjab's Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic Tough
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Increasing Caseload Among The Young, Makes Punjab’s Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic Tough

According to the Department of Health and Family Welfare of Punjab, about 74 per cent of COVID-19 cases are among the people below 50 years of age and this is majorly because there is a lack of adherence to preventive measures like wearing masks and following social distancing among the people ...
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