COVID-19 pandemic in Punjab, India

COVID-19 pandemic in Punjab
India Punjab COVID-19 map.png
Map of confirmed cases of pandemic in Punjab district wise (as of 05 January 2021)
  20,000+ cases
  10,000 - 19,999 cases
  5000 - 9999 cases
  3000 - 4999 cases
  2000- 2999 cases
Covid death cases map Punjab India.png
Map of death cases of pandemic in Punjab district wise (as of 05 January 2021)

  500+ cases  300 - 199 cases  100 - 299 cases

  0 - 99 cases
Recovery map of Punjab India.png
Map of recovery cases of pandemic in Punjab district wise (as of 05 January 2021)

 20,000+ cases  10,000 - 19,999 cases  5000 - 9999 cases 

 1000 - 4999 cases 
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2 SARS-CoV-2 without background.png
LocationPunjab, India Flag of India.svg
First outbreakWuhan, China
Index caseAmritsar
Arrival date9 March 2020
(1 year, 11 months, 3 weeks and 4 days)
Confirmed casesNegative increase 2,28,864
Active casesNegative increase 23,271
RecoveredIncrease 1,98,972
Deaths
Negative increase 6,621
Territories
All 22 Districts
Government website
Official website

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to the Indian state Punjab on 9 March 2020, when an Indian man returning from Italy was tested positive. As of 31 March 2021, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has confirmed a total of 2,39,734 cases, including 6,868 deaths and 2,09,034 recoveries in Punjab. [1][2] The economy of Punjab has been severely effected by the COVID-19 pandemic.[3]

Daily chart of COVID-19 cases district wise

Date

(2020)

DistrictCasesDeaths
Amritsar
Barnala
Bathinda
Faridkot
Fatehgarh Sahib
Fazilka
Ferozepur
Gurdaspur
Hoshiarpur
Jalandhar
Kapurthala
Ludhiana
Mansa
Moga
Mohali
Muktsar
Nawanshahr
Pathankot
Patiala
Rupnagar
Sangrur
Tarn Taran
NewTotalNewTotal
April111354604
2(1)1124815
3332195705
43112186505
511(1)1(1)36827
61(1)21142117918
712476209908
8122101(1)1611519
911(1)3(1)261115130211
10111(1)8121151112
1113131110161012
127(1)29170113
13211610180013
1411215185013
1511186013
16(1)612413199114
17173(1)415214115
1831(1)11520234116
196410244016
2011245016
21156251016
222511826277016
239(1)110287117
241112611298017
256(1)111615313118
2699322018
273(1)69331119
28172212343019
2923311822133376019
3067133(1)648113311227158534120
May191042516162596630020
25325311912122235182812020
37523342(1)46(1)12(1)31426219263181130323
415112136(1)7121521101240124
5(1)273448951491522472301470125
653113111(1)2191112(1)11571551625227
752116(1)516113411666128
811123251151(1)18771743129
9551(1)171(1)1214371780231
1088116135601840031
1111201161132122111631903031
12(1)[a]151918132
13
14
1516313141932032
16(+4)32531(-4)141946032
1764(2)5(1)3181964335
18213(1)21(1)61161980237
19119(-1)2(+1)222002037
20111(1)32005138
215(1)1471221232028139
22(-1)(+1)112029039
234(+2)11311113(-2)162045039
241(1)2417152060140
2510611111212081040
2621410215252106040
27161113722332139040
287(1)43(1)113192158242
291238423511392197042
30851212(1)(1)[b]48221362233143
31314491(1)8302263144
June19251814(+4)21(-4)14382301044
221121124(1)218(1)16412342246
32(-1)13333(1)721(+1)72342376147
415(+1)311(+1)1(+2)4(-2)6(-1)11(-1)411392415047
53(1)111382161411111(1)462461249
62611241102115(1)542515150
7351311312310(1)1275932608151
812(1)21114913235(1)2552663253
920(+1)(2)(+1)(-1)5(-1)155(+1)311(-1)51562719255
10131133131111311934862805055
1114(2)114(1)18241219610(1)822887459
1263(3)12123(1)123255992986463
139(2)[c]2111412611561234773063164
1412212212111015(1)1015(2)3773140367
1520(4)1121223233111121011511273267471
16911312331422(1)41692411043371172
1717(4)41316(1)131140335612(1)11263497678
1839821451(2)221(2)171218(1)61183615583
1935(2)3(1)352131579(2)719(1)11688(1)118(1)2(1)2173832992
2021(4)12474(1)7(1)1111271421203952698
214116(1)57735442215511224074199
2228432137246(-16)[d]134(2)1232751521774235[e]2101
237(-1)(1)31111044138434(2)3912(1)2181(+1)16243974105
2414(2)6114143(4)9(1)2711533179364(1)23046278113
2531(2)1242125619(1)16(1)498121(1)1(1)1424769[f]7120
2614(1)6(1)[g]1329676103162418849571121
2719(2)44(1)21518(1)212(-1)[h]28121117(3)1005056[i]7128
2812(1)231383(1)18(1)(-1)4(+1)39(1)8124(1)645116052165133
292191312(+1)3(1)9(-1)114414103455(3)60620254185138
307(3)291426(1)645(1)711153(1)12215055686144
July117(1)1343(1)59(-1)[j]41(1)55(1)2321(1)1015668[k]5149
2(1)46(1)21545116(-4)[l]939(-2)3666(+1)5(+1)(1)212057843152
311(-1)(3)1111210(+1)1195(2)44611218615359375157
49(1)5611521(1)61(-1)34612(2)5(1)1231161(+1)17261095162
510(+2)481111(+1)5(+2)770(-8)[m]14(+1)16426(1)(-1)6(+2)1(1)17562832164
61157(+1)1(-1)1284525(3)1156(1)13199(1)20864915169
78(1)213(1)(+1)32(1)116778(1)143(1)(-1)26543(-1)343(1)(+1)25867496175
81151799(1)72(1)12(1)2(-1)62415158[n]69073178
914(1)128127(1)3345(1)57(1)331034242316(1)233 [o]71405183
1016(1)1512(1)148361(1)411122(1)154223133217 [p]73574187
111921(1)32281(-1)177(2)29(1)05126(1)55(2)7(1)230 [q]75878195
1222(1)1212212362606232232(1)21412(1)123478214199
1325(2)2942038553(3)3658267119884635781785204
1422(1)(+1)11274(1)42(+1)369(-12)10(+5)(-1)79(-1)(3)1125(2)(-1)9151920(2)2333 [r]85119213
1522(3)2365(+1)211392(3)61(1)11369726(-1)252288 [s]87998221
1628(+1)178142494(+1)(1)530(-9)(2)3(+1) (1)48(+3)(4)1623312128115295 [t]90949230
1734(1)27(-1)41(1)6(1)3478362(+1)(2)2151461356(2)7111(1)348 [u]94429239
1831(3)464715412(1)711(1)72(1)11028(1)2314872335097927246
1928(1)(+1) [v]4551331(+1)(2)60476(4)4521(1)(-4)27740(+1)1127308 [w]101008254
2037(+2)(1)317121642(2)26(+1)274(-1)83(1)5189(1)121691(-3)421(1)411 [x]105108262
2156158210233163(1)5524(-1)69(1)1473(-1)5381 [y]108892 [z]263
2214511720(-1)2531(1)81(1)41(-5)(2)5(+3)73(-3)(1)5429(+1)27(+1)50(1)315(+1)6(+1)414 [aa]113016269
2322(-3)2(+2)421313(+1)1317(+1)(1)12(+2)9(1)63(-2)(2)4(+1)(1[ab])89(-10)43(+1)30(1)1341353(2)20(+1)7(+3)441 [ac]117398277
245534(-4)5(+1)9(-3)21171070(1)76946(+1)(-3)(1)7(-2)23(+1)122(+1)9(+1)(1)70(1)1019(+2)(1)5482 [ad]122165282
2555(1)18(+2)(1)181010(+2)10(+1)(1)161(+1)29(1)10155(-10)(4)16(+2)322(+1)6(+2)406(1)385468 [ae]126849291
2645(+2)(2)9(+1)27(1)110241316(-1)(2)4270(+4)(-2)(1)6(+1)95(-7)(5)6(+1)228(1)24(1)12837(2)1715534 [af]1321815306
2723(1)1792(-1)1253(1)1954(-5)(1)9176(5)818(1)31821240(2)51719(1)557 [ag]1376912318
2873(3)(-2)135232237242(1)57(-1)24142(6)(-2)1173012366(3)2630(3)14(3)(+2)668[ah]1437819336[ai]
2977(+1)(3)351(-1)9319435(-1)(2)145(10)795(9)13317(+1)51586(1)113021(+2)568 [aj]1494625361
3069(-5)(1)1214(+1)24(-1)373(-1)(+1)2(+5)4(1)67(+1)(3)13(-2)143(4)101810514(+1)(1)15(-1)15(+1)511 [ak]1545610370
3171(-7)(3)32(2)5(-2)(-2)153(-1)1(+7)24(1)29(1)248(+1)(6)1241(+3)943136(1)825(-2)6(+1)665 [al]1611916386
August149(2)26(1)7622137488914162(1)35(1)166(10)141634(1)4(1)319661237(2)149441706319 [am]405
244(+1)(3)3528211074230498(-4)31(+1)147(8)188452(1)48(1)100(4)3251(1)792 [an]1785318 [ao]423
329(2)20(1)118(3)311451349115(-10)(1)9(+2)186(+4)(8)2211(1)(1)1334(1)8(1)(+1)677 [ap]1852719442
43913(+1)14113(1)31410(1)5(+5)34(5)10(-3)222(-1)(7)15611(+1)2(-2)1519(5)535(-1)(1)1488 [aq]1901520462
553(1)3329(-53)13(1)14919(1)16101(4)8(1)303(-2)(9)(1)142711(+1)18185(-1)(5)10(1)17(+2)(2)23894 [ar]1985629491
660(1)331502217733(1)54(1)11114(-14)(7)6190(13)64610415311136(1)314(1)14(1)1049 [as]2089126517
767(-19)(3)3749(-23)1926(+1)(3)16(1)753(+18)11(+10)70(-8)(3)26(+2)(1)296(-1)(9)1514771311(2)41(-4)122(1)3232(+1)(1)291063 [at]2193023 [au]539
8102(2)11(1)7218148175012120(1)31168(12)8191(1)164(1)29139(1)3132(1)249982292823562
976(4)14(+1)(-2)(1)41(-1)(3)(-1)37(-2)(+1)1629(+5)(1)8(+3)79(-20)(2)12(+6)(2)316(-1)(9)6(+1)59(-1)(+1)12(1)5(+2)227(-4)204(-5)1820(+2)(1)6(+1)987 [av]2390324584
103223242515146(2)3728156(2)6246(6)116(1)59(1)1014198(7)560139872488920 [aw]604
11118(3)938(1)15932013(1)7754(3)36(-5)(1)252(+1)(11)341683(3)5(1)1664118(-4)(7)415(+1)(4)3(+5)(1)987 [ax]2588932636
1285(3)62(+1)(1)22(1)3618(1)1329(-1)39(+1)(2)23(-2)(6)130(-4)(3)34(+5)229(13)319104(2)91327(2)70(4)2422(-1)(+1)(1)91020 [ay]2690939675
1341(-5)(2)137932435662(+2)(1)2(+2)(1)176(-5)(5)19(3)222(-6)(7)1221(+3)88(3)15171140(2)10(1)24(3)7(+1)(3)1027 [az]2793631 [ba]706
1436(1)17(1)602027328(2)3513(1)134(3)38(+4)296(-4)(7)4(-1)2353(2)172362135(4)928(+1)(4)161077 [bb]2901325731
1572(2)56(+1)4544(+1)(1)12(3)36(2)3(+1)81(+3)45(+4)46(2)24(+1)(-2)(2)150(-28)(12)5(+1)12(+2)(2)86(-1)(2)114(+6)19(1)202(+1)(3)1653(+5)(3)11(5)1033 [bc]3004140771
1637(-9)(+4)(3)5(1)16512(1)15(1)96(2)74(-4)(1)21(2)187(4)13(+1)(1)315(-1)(14)1164(1)91(1)43590(7)2329(3)22(+9)1165 [bd]3120641812
1750(2)62(1)153(3)32(1)12(3)21153(3)36(1)1(1)298(5)16(1)220(14)691(-1)(1)65(-1)(1)3819(2)8(1)130(6)5525(+1)(2)1(3)1492 [be]3269551 [bf]862
1846(4)249446(1)52(1)46341850132(-2)(1)26(+2)(1)483(8)1533103(3)49(1)16(3)16338(4)24(2)52(4)7(2)1704 [bg]3440035898
1986(+6)(1)52(1)625459(+2)(1)38111(+1)(1)3929(+2)208(3)8(1)462(-26)(8)24(1)64(+1)114(-1)4610(+4)1(1)117(-3)(6)3468(+6)7(+1)1693 [bh]3608324 [bi]920
2075(2)5814841334611320(1)18(2)242(3)19(1)398(10)1894169(5)20(1)13(2)2281(5)3328(5)3217413782437 [bj]957
2180(-5)(+10)(3)39(+4)(1)90(-1)19(+3)(1)39(+3)(1)18(-3)(+1)69(+6)(1)49(+9)(1)15(+3)169(+4)(5)70(+2)(4)242(-72)(8)16(+6)(1)43(+9)(2)143(-2)(1)2725(+2)26201(-2)(+2)(5)20102(+19)11(-9)1513 [bk]3932734991
2292(-2)(2)63(1)25(1)30(2)103(2)26(+2)(1)3446(8)74360(-8)(15)1925(1)164(-5)(3)6813(1)4217729(+1)(1)47(5)27(+8)(1)1320 [bl]40643451036
23682141(-3)2119(1)37(+1)(2)20(6)51(2)107(7)58(1)242(-4)(9)1460(+2)344(1)32(+3)35188(19)17(-1)51(1)16(1)1136 [bm]4177950 [bn]1086
24108(+3)(1)27(+5)125(+2)22(+4)35(+7)(1)48(+2)(1)7(+5)142(+1)(4)37(+2)184(+17)(6)41(+6)(3)72(-95)(11)19(+1)(3)41(+3)251(+2)(8)60(+2)21(+2)(1)39(+2)140(+7)(3)42(+2)47(+9)(1)81516 [bo]43284431129
2575(5)682(1)39(4)5(2)1541149(1)61119(4)65175(11)23(1)39(2)154(9)12530(1)140(5)1132(3)15129344577491178
267329(2)21(1)117115131(3)83147(1)69(4)472(12)19(2)24(1)54(1)14(2)2044(1)237(5)410(2)28151346090411219
2774(7)16(+3)(1)127(-2)442120(1)2121094(2)186(1)31(1)350(+3)(5)269178(5)8(+2)22(+1)(1)25(2)188(+6)(4)36(1)55(-12)(5)5(-1)(2)1746 [bp]47836371256
2881(+1)(12)40(+1)(1)18(-5)(1)115(+2)65(+2)(2)37(+1)(2)84(+4)182(2)85(+1)(1)211(+2)(5)46(+2)(1)140(-50)(11)30(+6)(2)5485(+1)(1)618(+1)(1)56109(+1)(-5)(5)21(+5)25(+6)(2)2(2)1555 [bq]49378511307
29114(2)50355(1)37(2)4011930(-15)67(+11)(2)69(-5)(3)17(+5)272(17)24(+2)22(2)137(1)592781(+2)145(10)4751261474 [br]50848411348
30111(3)34(+1)60(4)74(-14)(1)10(2)6857(1)13644(2)150(7)65(4)273(-7)(+2)(15)15(+7)38(+4)(1)148(+1)(1)56(1)1055(1)188(8)3358(-5)(5)61689 [bs]52526561404
31118(5)58(+2)231(+1)32(+1)25(+3)(1)3(1)42(+1)75(+1)(1)44(-3)(+1)(5)202(+3)(3)33(+7)(4)210(-104)(+1)(18)44(+1)23(+3)(1)102(+1)(10)3611(+1)35(+3)156(+6)(1)1640(-7)(+4)51541 [bt]5399250 [bu]1453
September1111(7)23(2)64(-3)(3)110(-19)(2)15(4)25(1)11(5)104(-86)(1)38(+1)(1)158(+170)(8)33(4)216(-150)(13)21(+2)51(1)211602135(1)120(-4)(+98)(5)3317(-25)45(+4)(1)1522 [bv]55508591512
299(-3)(+4)(8)60(+1)163(+1)(10)64(-25)(+3)(2)17(+1)(3)56(3)4625(+1)(8)18(5)171(+3)(11)25(5)242(-32)(18)27(+1)24(+2)112(9)63(+2)(1)17(1)24160(6)30(+1)(7)44(+1)(2)27(+4)(2)1514 [bw]569891061618
3168(4)16(+2)38(-2)(1)56(2)17(2)53(1)51(5)71(2)60(2)227(7)58(10)152(18)5015(5)134(1)45(1)20(1)46138(5)23(3)55(2)34(1)1527 [bx]5851573 [by]1690
492(5)21101(1)71(1)12(3)34(1)57(1)108(2)58(3)210(4)43184(14)2058138(6)361013184(3)5(2)36(1)7(1)149860013491739
5132(8)16(2)100(-3)(3)38(2)1427(-5)4(+3)(10)113(3)105(+17)(2)254(-25)(8)41(1)208(12)494(2)146(3)27(+3)5(1)33(+10)(3)138(-1)(4)15(3)15(2)31151561527691808
6133(5)10(1)168(3)88(3)101521(1)186(1)135(2)261(3)72(6)161(13)2826(3)15440(2)19205(2)150(8)74017(1)194663473541862
7157(+53)(2)25(1)106(1)59(1)25(+8)(2)6046128(+56)(-3)(1)86(4)210(3)74(1)338(10)31(+7)26(5)176(15)126(1)23(3)96137(-121)(7)115(3)4521(1)2110 [bz]65583611923
8236(11)30(1)168(7)83(3)2236(1)23126(3)104(2)265(4)24(2)311(13)25(1)28(4)127(1)23(2)2515206(8)16(1)32(3)39196467547671990
Total5219135332981678125811892113325021958354164412512864168149201356862176174261132249099267,5471,990
Date (2020)AMTBNLBATFRDFGFAZFRZGURHOSJALKAPLDHMNMOSASMUSBSPTKPATRUPSNGTTNewTotalNewTotal
  • Number in bracket indicates the patients died.
  • Number in the bracket with the sign of plus(+) and minus(-) indicates the shifting of the case from one to other district or to other state or deduction of duplicate case.
  1. ^ On 15 May, many cases shifted to 'Central Pool' and cases reduced. Thus to match with State official tally the boxes of Dates 12, 13 and 14 left empty.
  2. ^ Duplication of death report, later deducted
  3. ^ 1 death deducted due to duplication of report
  4. ^ 22 June-16 cases from Jalandhar referred to Other States
  5. ^ 22 June-18 cases shifted from one to other districts
  6. ^ 25 June-Many cases shifted from one district to other
  7. ^ Later the death deducted and shifted to State of Uttrakandh because patient originally belonged to the respective state
  8. ^ One case shifted to Chandigarh
  9. ^ Many cases shifted from one district to other
  10. ^ One case shifted to Karnataka
  11. ^ Many cases shifted from one district to other
  12. ^ 4 cases deducted due to duplication of report
  13. ^ One case shifted to Himachal Pradesh
  14. ^ Many cases shifted from one to other districts
  15. ^ From Ludhiana 3 Cases shifted to Mansa -1, Jalandhar-1 and Ferozepur-1. From Jalandhar 3 Cases shifted to Ferozepur-2 and Himachal Pradesh-1
  16. ^ From Ludhiana 2 cases shifted to Jalandhar-1 and Mansa-1. From SAS Nagar 1 case shifted to FG Sahib. From Tarn Taran 4 cases shifted to Amritsar
  17. ^ 1 duplicate entry deleted from Gurdaspur
  18. ^ From Jalandhar 6 cases shifted to other States, 5 cases shifted to Kapurthala and 1 case shifted to Gurdaspur, Ludhiana 1 case shifted to Barnala, From SAS Nagar 1 case shifted to other State & From Kapurthala 1 case shifted to Jalandhar
  19. ^ 1 Case shifted from Patiala to Fazilka
  20. ^ From Ludhiana 1 case shifted to Hoshiarpur. From Jalandhar 3 repeat duplicate deleted, 1 case shifted to Kapurthala, 1 case shifted to Gurdaspur, 3 cases shifted to Ludhiana and 1 case shifted to Amritsar
  21. ^ 1 case shifted from FG Sahib to Ludhiana
  22. ^ 1 case shifted from Delhi to Barnala
  23. ^ From SAS Nagar 2 cases shifted to other States, 1 case shifted to Patiala and 1 case to Hoshiarpur
  24. ^ From Patiala 1 Case shifted to Amritsar, 1 Case shifted to Hoshiarpur and 1 duplicate entry deleted. From Kapurthala 1 Case shifted to Amritsar
  25. ^ From Sangrur 1 case shifted to Chandigarh. From SAS Nagar 1 repeated case entry deleted
  26. ^ From Amritsar 1 death excluded as the test was not positive
  27. ^ From Ludhiana 2 repeated case entries deleted and 1 case shifted to Tarn Taran. From Jalandhar 1 Case shifted to Nawan Shahar, 3 cases shifted to Kapurthala and 1 case shifted to Sangrur. From FG Sahib 1 case shifted to SAS Nagar
  28. ^ 1 Death shifted from Jalandhar
  29. ^ From Ludhiana 3 cases shifted out of State, 2 cases shifted to Barnala, 1 case shifted to FG Sahib, 1 case shifted to Ferozepur, 1 case shifted to Moga, 1 case shifted to Sangrur and 1 Case shifted to Kapurthala. From Jalandhar 2 cases shifted to Gurdaspur. From Amritsar 3 cases shifted to Tarn Taran
  30. ^ From Ludhiana 1 Case shifted to SBS Nagar and 2 cases shifted out of State. From FG Sahib 1 case shifted to Ludhiana and 2 Duplicate entries deleted. From Bathinda 1 Case shifted to Moga, 1 Case shifted to Muktsar, 1 Case shifted to Faridkot and 1 case shifted out of state. From Mansa 2 cases shifted to Sangrur
  31. ^ From Ludhiana 1 case shifted to SBS Nagar, 1 case shifted to Pathankot, 2 cases shifted to Barnala, 2 Cases shifted to Moga, 2 Cases shifted to FG Sahib, 1 Case shifted to Ferozepur and 1 case shifted to Hoshiarpur
  32. ^ From Ludhiana 1 case shifted to Mansa, 1 case shifted to Barnala, 1 case shifted to Amritsar and 4 cases shifted to Jalandhar. From Jalandhar 1 case shifted to Kapurthala and 1 case shifted to Amritsar. From Gurdaspur 1 case shifted to Amritsar.
  33. ^ From Jalandhar 2 cases shifted out of State and 3 duplicate entries deleted. From Faridkot 1 duplicate entry deleted
  34. ^ From Amritsat 2 cases shifted to Tarn Taran, From Ludhiana 1 case shifted to Tarn Taran, 1 to Fatehgarh Sahib, 1 to Amritsar, 1 to Moga, 1 to Gurdaspur, 1 to Sangarur and 1 to Jalandhar. From Ludhiana 1 case shifted to Jammu and Kashmir and 1 to Haryana and From Jalandhar 1 case shifted Hoshiarpur and 1 to Kapurthala. 1 repeat entry deleted from Jalandhar
  35. ^ One death deleted from Moga due to the report was not positive
  36. ^ From Gurdaspur 1 case shifted to Amritsar. From Ferozepur 2 cases shifted to Tarn Taran. From Bathinda 1 case shifted to Muktsar
  37. ^ From Amritsar 5 cases shifted to Gurdaspur. From Sangrur 1 case shifted to Patiala. From Ferozepur 1 case shifted to Tarn Taran. From Faridkot 1 case shifted to Ferozepur. From Kapurthala 1 case shifted to Bathinda & 1 case shifted to Jalandhar
  38. ^ From Amritsar 7 cases shifted to Gurdaspur. From Sangrur 1 case shifted to Muktsar and 1 case shifted to Ludhiana. From Ferozepur 1 case shifted to Muktsar. From Bathinda 1 case shifted to Muktsar and 1 case shifted to TarnTaran. From Faridkot 2 repeat entries deleted.
  39. ^ From Amritsar 1 death case shifted to Kapurthala
  40. ^ From Jalandhar 1 case shifted to Kapurthala, 1 case shifted to Amritsar, 1 case shifted to out of State and 1 repeat case entry deleted
  41. ^ From Kapurthala 1 death shifted to Tarn Taran
  42. ^ From Jalandhar 1 case shifted to Jammu, 1 case shifted to UP, 1 case shifted to Tamil Nadu, 1 case shifted to Tarn Taran, 2 cases shifted to Kapurthala and 4 cases shifted to Ludhiana.
  43. ^ From Ludhiana 1 cases shifted to Muktsar. From Sangrur 1 case shifted to Barnala. From SBS Nagar 2 cases shifted to Hoshiarpur. From Kapurthala 3 cases shifted to Hoshiarpur.
  44. ^ From Ludhiana 2 cases shifted to Sangrur. From Patiala 1 case shifted to SBS Nagar. From Bathinda 53 cases shifted to other States.
  45. ^ From Jalandhar 14 repeated case entries deleted
  46. ^ From Ludhiana 1 case shifted to Sangrur. From Jalandhar 4 cases shifted to Hoshiarpur, 2 cases shifted to Kapurthala, 1 case shifted to Gurdaspur & 1 case shifted to FG Sahib. From Amritsar 13 cases shifted to Gurdaspur and 6 cases shifted to Hoshiarpur. From Pathankot 4 cases shifted to Gurdaspur. From Bathinda 23 Cases shifted to out of State (UP & Bihar)
  47. ^ 1 repeat death excluded from Ludhiana
  48. ^ From Ludhiana 1 case shifted to Sangrur, From Jalandhar 1 case shifted to Tarn Taran, 6 cases shifted to Kapurthala, 2 cases shifted to FG Sahib, 3 cases shifted to Hoshiarpur, 1 case shifted to Gurdaspur, 1 case out of State (J&K) and 6 repeat cases entries deleted. From Patiala 5 duplicate case entries deleted. From Pathankot 4 case shifted to Gurdaspur. From Bathinda 1 case shifted to Muktsar. From FG Sahib 1 case shifted to Sangrur. From Moga 1 case shifted to Barnala. From Faridkot 1 case shifted to Muktsar. From Barnala 1 case shifted to Mansa and 1 case shifted to Moga.
  49. ^ From Ludhiana 1 duplicate death exclude and from Patiala 1 death excluded
  50. ^ From Patiala 1 case shifted to Sangrur, 1 case shifted to Ludhiana, 2 cases shifted to out of State (WB and Haryana). From Kapurthala 5 cases shifted to Tarn Taran.
  51. ^ From Jalandhar 4 cases shifted to Kapurthala. From Sangrur 1 case shifted to Barnala. From Hoshiarpur 1 case shifted to Gurdaspur and 1 case shifted to Sangrur. From Ferozepur 1 case shifted to Kapurthala.
  52. ^ From Jalandhar 2 cases shifted to Hoshiarpur & 3 repeated case entries deleted. From Amritsar 3 cases shifted to Moga and 2 cases shifted to Gurdaspur.
  53. ^ From Ludhiana 1 death case shifted to Tarn Taran, 2 duplicate death case entries deleted and 3 death cases excluded as they were tested negative.
  54. ^ From Ludhiana 4 cases shifted to Kapurthala. From Mansa 1 case shifted to Sangrur
  55. ^ From Ludhiana 5 cases shifted to SBS Nagar, 1 case shifted to Kapurthala, 5 cases shifted to Sangrur, 2 cases shifted to Moga, 3 cases shifted to Gurdaspur, 1 case shifted to Mansa, 1 case shifted to Patiala, 1 case shifted to Barnala, 1 case shifted to Ferozepur, 2 cases shifted to Hoshiarpur, 1 case shifted to Faridkot, and 5 cases shifted to other states. From SAS Nagar 1 case shifted to Hoshiarpur. From Kapurthala 1 case shifted to Hoshiarpur and 1 case shifted to SBS Nagar.
  56. ^ From Ludhiana 1 case shifted to Kapurthala. From Amritsar 9 cases shifted to Tarn Taran. From Gurdaspur 4 cases shifted to Amritsar.
  57. ^ From SAS Nagar 1 case shifted to Sangrur, From Moga 1 duplicate case entry deleted
  58. ^ From Amritsar 1 duplicate death case entry deleted
  59. ^ From Jalandhar 2 cases shifted to Kapurthala
  60. ^ From Ludhiana 2 cases shifted to Hoshiarpur, 1 case shifted to Moga, 6 cases shifted to Amritsar, 6 cases shifted to Sangrur, 2 cases shifted to FG Sahib, 4 cases shifted to SBS Nagar, 1 case shifted to Tarn Taran, 1 case shifted to Ferozepur, 3 cases out of State. From Patiala 3 duplicate case entries excluded. From SAS Nagar 1 duplicate case entry excluded.
  61. ^ From Ludhiana 1 death excluded as the sample was tested negative. From Sangrur 1 duplicate death case entry excluded.
  62. ^ From Amritsar 1 duplicate death case entry excluded
  63. ^ From Ludhiana 72 cases shifted to other states & districts. From Patiala 2 cases shifted to Mansa. From Amritsar 5 cases shifted to Gurdaspur. From SAS Nagar 2 cases shifted to Mansa. From Bathinda 1 case shifted to Mansa. From Tarn Taran, 9 cases shifted to Amritsar. From Fazilka 3 cases shifted to Ferozepur
  64. ^ From Ludhiana 8 cases shifted to Tarn Taran. From Amritsar 2 cases shifted to Gurdaspur. From SAS Nagar 4 cases shifted out of State (Haryana and Chandigarh) and 1 case shifted to Ropar.
  65. ^ From Ludhiana 4 cases shifted to SBS Nagar. From Fardikot 2 cases shifted to Moga and 1 case shifted to Ferozepur. From Ropar 1 case shifted to SBS Nagar
  66. ^ From Tarn Taran, 1 death case shifted to Amritsar.
  67. ^ From Ludhiana 95 cases shifted out to other States & other districts
  68. ^ From Sangrur 3 cases shifted to Barnala, 3 cases shifted to Ludhiana, 6 cases shifted to Patiala. From Bathinda 2 cases shifted to Muktsar. From Tarn Taran 1 case shifted to SBS Nagar
  69. ^ From Ludhiana 2 cases shifted to Kapurthala, 2 cases shifted to Jalandhar, 11 cases shifted to Moga, 6 cases shifted to Sangrur, 4 cases shifted to Ferozepur, 1 case shifted to Patiala, 1 case shifted to SAS Nagar, 1 case shifted to Barnala, 1 case shifted to SBS Nagar, 2 cases shifted to Fazilka, 1 case shifted to Amritsar, 1 case shifted to SAS Nagar, 1 case shifted to Hoshiarpur, 1 cases shifted to Faridkot, 2 cases shifted to FG Sahib and 13 cases shifted out of State. From Patiala 5 cases shifted to Mansa. From Bathinda 5 cases shifted to Ropar and 1 case shifted to Mansa.
  70. ^ From Jalandhar 5 cases shifted to Kapurthala. From Gurdaspur 11 cases shifted to Hoshiarpur, 2 cases shifted to Pathankot and 2 cases shifted to Mansa. From Muktsar 2 duplicate case entries deleted and 2 cases shifted to UP.
  71. ^ From Ludhiana 7 cases shifted to Kapurthala. From Sangrur 1 case shifted to Barnala, 1 case shifted to SAS Nagar, 2 cases shifted to Ludhiana and 1 case shifted to Haryana. From Faridkot 4 cases shifted to Moga and 10 duplicate entries deleted.
  72. ^ From Ludhiana 7 cases shifted to Kapurthala, 3 cases shifted to FGS, 4 cases shifted to Sangrur, 1 case shifted to Hoshiarpur, 3 cases shifted to Jalandhar, 1 case shifted to Barnala, 3 cases shifted to Moga, 3 cases shifted to Patiala, 1 case shifted to Ferozepur, 1 case shifted to SBS Nagar, 1 case shifted to Bathinda, 1 case shifted to Faridkot, 1 case shifted to Gurdaspur, 1 case shifted to Pathankot and 3 cases shifted to out of State and 70 duplicate entries deleted. From Sangrur 3 cases shifted to Patiala, 1 case shifted to SAS Nagar, 1 case shifted to Barnala, 1 case shifted to Ludhiana, 1 case shifted to Haryana. From Hoshiarpur 2 cases shifted to Pathankot and 1 case shifted to Mansa
  73. ^ From Taran Taran 1 death case shifted to Amritsar and 1 duplicate death case entry deleted
  74. ^ From Ludhiana 50 cases shifted to Patiala and 100 cases shifted to Jalandhar. From Patiala 4 cases shifted to Tarn Taran. From Sangrur 8 case shifted to Patiala and 17 cases shifted to Jalandhar. From Bathinda 1 case shifted to Hoshiarpur and 2 cases shifted to Mansa. From Gurdaspur 40 cases shifted to Jalandhar and 46 cases shifted to Patiala. From Faridkot 6 duplicate case entries deleted. 13 cases shifted to Jalandhar
  75. ^ From Ludhiana 8 cases shifted to out of State, 4 cases shifted to Amritsar, 1 case shifted to Mansa, 1 case shifted to Bathinda, 2 cases shifted to Muktsar, 1 case shifted to Barnala, 3 cases shifted to Faridkot, 2 cases shifted to Ferozepur, 1 case shifted to FG Sahib, 3 cases shifted to Jalandhar, 2 cases shifted to Moga, 1 case shifted to Tarn Taran, 1 case shifted to Ropar, 1 case shifted to Gurdaspur, 1 case shifted to Sangrur. From Amritsar 3 cases shifted to Tarn Taran. From Faridkot 25 duplicate case entries deleted.
  76. ^ From Bathinda 2 cases shifted to Barnala
  77. ^ From Ludhiana 1 death case shifted to Patiala and 1 duplicate death case entry deleted. From Amritsar 1 death case shifted to Jalandhar. From Gurdaspur 1 death case shifted to Tarn Taran.
  78. ^ From Patiala 56 cases shifted to Gurdaspur, 8 cases shifted to FG Sahib, 53 cases shifted to Amritsar and 4 cases shifted to Mansa. From Gurdaspur 3 cases shifted to Mansa.


Timeline

Graphs

Total confirmed cases, active cases, recoveries and deaths

  Total confirmed cases  Active Cases  Recoveries  Deceased

Daily Progression Charts

Daily new confirmed cases

  New cases per day

Daily new Recoveries

  New Recoveries per day

Deceased count per day

  Deceased per day

Vaccine doses administered across the state

Total number of vaccination doses inoculated

  Total number of vaccine first doses  Total number of vaccine 2nd doses

Testing

Testing rates

By 26 July, Punjab ramped up its testing rates and is targeting 12,000 tests per day.[4] August 2020, Punjab has increased the testing capacity more than 20,000/day with the help of new 4 labs.[5]

Summary of test results via DIPR, Punjab
Average growth rate0.6% [a]
Samples tested53,13,932 (5.3m)
Positive1,94,753
Positive %3.66%
Confirmed per million~ 6,522[b]
Tests per million people

[note 1]

≈ 1,77,968
As of 2021-03-13
Medical team conducting COVID-19 sample collection in Barnala District

Vaccine and trails

Covid-19 vaccination rollout in Punjab

Phase 1a Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu announced around 1.60 lakh health workers in Punjab will receive a COVID-19 vaccine in the first phase, after that frontline worker and then people over the age of 50 or with co-morbid conditions. Vaccination inoculation of healthcare workers has been started in Punjab on 16-01-2021 at 59 designated sites across all the state.[7]

Phase 1b Vaccination of the frontline worker including police, local bodies, disaster management, rural development and panchayats and revenue departments will be starting from 1 February 2021.[8]

Phase 2 On 1 March 2021, Punjab will start its phase II of vaccination for senior citizens and below the 60s people with co-morbid conditions.[9]

Phase 3 On 1 April 2021, all people above the age of 45 are now eligible in this phase.

Officials of Jalandhar Civil Hospital hand over the vaccine to the staff of community health centre
OrderPriority groupNumber eligible (estimated)Number of inoculated (1st dose)Number of inoculated (2nd dose)
1Healthcare professionals, both government and private160,000 [10]152,18567,169
2Frontline worker including police, paramilitary forces, sanitation workers & disaster management volunteers300,000 [11]264,79650,946
3People above 60 years and those aged below 50 with co-morbid conditions300,000726,9818,540
4all those above 45 years of age
Total (1st Dose)1,201,737
Total (2nd Dose)126,499
As of 2021-April-5
COVID-19 vaccinations in Punjab, March 6, 2022
VaccineProgressDoses ordered for IndiaDoses allocated for PunjabApprovalDeployment
Oxford-AstraZenecaGreen check.svg Phase III clinical trials500 million[12]1,780,000Green check.svg 01 January 2021[13]Green check.svg 16 January 2021[14]
CovaxinGreen check.svg Phase III clinical trials10 million137,000 [15]01 January 2021(restricted)[16]Green check.svg Yes
  • Please note that this data is interim, so, the information is subject to change as per new official updates from health officials

Covid-19 vaccination centres in Punjab

RegionCity Hospital hubsRegional vaccination centresTotals
AmritsarDistrict Civil Hospital, Government Medical College and Sri Guru Ram Das University of Health Sciences (3)-3
BarnalaCivil Hospital, Barnala(1)Civil Hospital Bhadaur, Dhanaula, Tapa & Mehal Kalan (4)5
BathindaDelhi Heart Institute & Multispeciality Hospital, City Hospital (2)CHC Goniana (1)3
Faridkot---
FG Sahib---
Fazilka---
Ferozepur---
Gurdaspur---
Hoshiarpur---
Jalandhar---
Kapurthala---
LudhianaD.M.C & City Hospital LDH (2)Civil Hospital in Payal, Jagraon, Khanna, Raikot and Macchiwara (5)7
MansaDistrict Hospital Mansa (1)SDH Budhlada (1)2
Moga---
Pathankot---
Patiala---
Rupnagar---
S.A.S Nagar---
Sangrur---
S.B.S Nagar---
Sri Muktsar Sahib---
Tarn Taran---
Grand TotalNANA110
  • Please note that this data is interim, so, the information is subject to change
  • As per the directions of the central government, the state has to identify five locations in each district and total 110[17]

Vaccines approved in India

  • AstraZeneca vaccine/Covishield : India has approved the AstraZeneca vaccine developed by Oxford University and manufactured by Serum Institute of India. Covishield (Indian name of Oxford vaccine) got the green light from DCGI(Drugs Controller General of India).[18]
  • Covaxin : Bharat Biotech Ltd developed COVAXIN vaccine is under phase 3 trials including Punjab's three Government Medical Colleges with the help of ICMR from 15 October 2020. Two portions of the inactivated virus infusion given to the members (0 and 28 days) as a component of the Phase-3 human preliminaries.[19] Covaxin developed by Bharat Biotech got approval for emergency use in India by DCGI (Drugs Controller General of India).[19]

Vaccines around the world

  • Pfizer : The USA based Pfizer and BioNTech announced on 9-Nov-2020 that their BNT162b2 vaccine is 90% effective according to their first interim efficacy analysis.[20] Final study of Pfizer vaccine's trials concludes that the efficacy of this vaccine is up to 95% if two doses given to a person with a gap of 28 days between doses.[21] 31-Dec-2020, WHO has approved the Pfizer vaccine for emergency use and has been added to te UN organization's Emergency Use Listing (EUL).[22] The countries have approved the emergency use of Pfizer vaccine : United Kingdom, Bahrain, Canada, United States, Saudi Arabia and Mexico.[23]
  • Moderna : 16 November 2020, Moderna, Inc. proclaimed that first interim results of mRNA-1273 vaccine trials showed 94.5% efficacy. This study conducted on almost 30,000 participants in the U.S.[24] December 18–2020, U.S approved the Moderna for emergency for persons of age 18 or over.[25]
  • AstraZeneca : 27 November 2020, Professor Andrew Pollard announced that the study of AZD1222 vaccine's trials developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca showed it is 90% effective when AZD1222 was given as a half dose, followed by a full dose at least 28 days apart.[26] On 30 December 2020 U.K has approved the emergency approval of the AstraZeneca vaccine developed by the Oxford University.[27] Argentina, India, El Salvador, Mexico and Dominican Republic has also approved the emergency use of this vaccine.

Government response

Summary of restrictions
Emergency declared20 March 2020
Indoor gatherings bannedOver 100
Outdoor gatherings bannedOver 200
State border statusOpen
Face maskCompulsory
Night curfewPartial [28]
SchoolsOpen in restricted manner
Universities and collegesOpen in restricted manner[29]
Gym & SpaOpen(restricted)
Cinema & entertainment parkOpen(50% capacity only)

Lockdown and containment

Lockdown

On 16 March, the Punjab government issue an advisory to close gyms, restaurants, etc.[30] Three days later the government also shuts down public transport in state from midnight of 20 March and also prohibited gathering of more than 20 persons.[31]

On 22 March, Punjab government declared complete Lockdown in state till 31 March 2020 except Emergency services.[32] On 23 March, the Punjab Government imposed full curfew across Punjab without any relaxation, become first State to impose full curfew.[33]

On 10 April, the Punjab government extended curfew in state till May 1.[34] On 29 April, the Punjab government announced for extension of curfew for another 14 days. However, it announced that there would be relaxation for 4 hours every morning.[35] On 16 May, The Punjab Government extended the lockdown to 31 May, taking down curfew and divided the Punjab into containment and non-containment zones.[36]

As of 21 June, the Chief Minister has ordered strict lockdowns on weekends and public holidays.[37]

13 July 2020, CM has announced new guidelines regarding gatherings in the state, a complete bar on public gatherings and only 30 persons now attend any social gathering instead of 50 from today.[38] Section 144 has enforced in all districts and mask is mandatory in office as well.

31 July 2020, According to the Unlock-3.0 night curfew (11 PM to 5 AM) still in enforce across the state. All theatres, bars, entertainment parks, auditoriums, sports centres, cultural events and pools will also be going to remain closed until further notice, but Gyms and Yoga centres are now permitted to open with all COVID safety norms from 5 August 2020.[39]

Containment strategy

As of 23 June, Punjab has implemented a stringent containment strategy.[40] The containment zones are delineated as a street or even a society.[40]

Screening and quarantine

As of 23 June, door-to-door searches are being carried out by Asha workers to identify persons with COVID-19.[40] The entire population in containment areas is being screened, and those who test positive are being shifted to isolation centres.[40] Moreover, an App called Ghar Ghar Nigran is being used to survey those above the age of 30.[4] The police has been assisting the administration in contact tracing of COVID-19 patients.[41] Advisory regarding the home quarantine of the returnees from within the country in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic can be checked at Government of Punjab Department of Health & Family Welfare official website

On 23 July 2020, PM Captain Amarinder Singh revised the charges of fine for breaching the quarantine or home isolation, ₹ 5000 instead of ₹ 2000. Restaurant's owner would be penalised with ₹5000 if they failed to meet the social-distancing and other COVID safety norms. ₹10,000 fine would be charged if someone broke the public gathering regulation and social distancing norms. ₹500 fine for not wearing mask in public place and there are also fine for bus operators, taxi and auto-rickshaws for breaching COVID safety rules.[42]

Relief efforts

On 23 March, the Punjab government-sanctioned 20 crore rupees for free food, medicines to poor from CM Relief Fund.[43] Ministers, Officers and MLAs including Indian National Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal, decided to donate one month salary in Punjab Chief Minister Relief Fund,[44] Aam Aadmi Party MLA Aman Arora also donated 1 month salary.[45] Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee also offered helping hand amid the coronavirus pandemic to treat corona positive patients at its Hospitals.[46]

On 24 March, the Punjab Chief Minister also set up COVID Relief Fund to be utilised for the welfare of the people in distress due to Coronavirus.[47]

In April, the Punjab Rice Exports Association and FICCI Flo, along with other individuals and NGOs distributed ration in collaboration with the district administration.[48] The Madad Charitable Foundation has been providing 1,500 packets of meals daily to the Police Lines staff. Voice of Amritsar has been providing relief to the most vulnerable populations.[48]

The administration is also voluntarily working with Radha Soami Satsang Beas, Chief Khalsa Diwan, Lions Club, Rotary Club, Youth Clubs of various villages are reaching out to needy families.[48] The district control room is also being used as a call centre with distress calls being received for food supplies.[48]

Mission Fateh

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday launched 'Mission Fateh as part of state battle against COVID-19. 'Mission Fateh represents the determination of the individuals of Punjab to end the spread of the Novel Coronavirus through control, collaboration and sympathy.'[49]

Treatment rates for private hospitals

Punjab Government has announced on 16 July, they are capping the price of COVID-19 treatment at the private hospital, and the price of treatment, fixed for Private Hospitals and Medical Colleges by Dr K.K. Talwar Committee, include isolation beds, treatment in ICU and hospitalisation charges, per day of admission.

For Moderate Sickness requiring Isolation Beds, including strong consideration and oxygen, the price per day of affirmation is fixed at Rs 10,000 for all Private Medical Colleges/NABH Private Hospitals with showing program from NBE. NABH certify Hospitals (Including Private Medical Colleges without PG/DNB Course) can charge Rs. 9000 and Rs. 8000 for Non-NABH authorise Hospitals.

The charges over these classifications of clinics for Severe Sickness (ICU without the requirement for ventilator) have been topped, individually, at Rs. 15000, Rs. 14000 and Rs 13000, while for Very Severe or Critical patients, these are fixed at Rs 18000, Rs, 16500 and Rs 15000 separately.[50]

Establishment of plasma bank

As on 21 July 2020, CM Capt Amrinder Singh has approved the permission to establish a plasma bank as inventory to treat the severely ill patient by plasma therapy and it is established at Rajindra Hospital, Patiala. Two machines have been set up in the hospital as part of Mission Fateh.[51]

(c) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (GODL-India)
Do's & Don'ts of COVID-19 released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Withdrawal of police

According to the Chief Minister's directives, Punjab Police has withdrawn 6355 personnel from non-core duties and these personals are changed into COVID reserve forces across all the districts. These are initiated to enforce the COVID safety norms and laws properly in the state (24/07/2020).[52]

Major relaxations to industry

July-24, 2020: To uplift the investment by industry, Punjab's CM has announced the major announcements for the industry sector including statutory clearances' period can be extended without any inspection.[3]

COVID Care Centres for under-60 mild/asymptomatic patients

Punjab Government has enlarged its COVID care limit with respect to admitting patient under-60 of mild/asymptomatic. To match these needs govt. has established new Level-1 COVID Care Centres (CCCs) in 10 districts across the state. The capacity of these centres is 7520 beds. These centres are running in educational institutes to the limit of 7000 beds which can be upgraded to 28000 beds if there is a spike in cases further. Helpline numbers 104, 0172–2920074, 1800-180-4104 for consultation.[53]

Department of Health & Family welfare, Govt. of Punjab
Punjab State Helpline No.104 / +91-8872090029/ +91-172-2920074
Websitepbhealth.gov.in

Impact

Education

On 13 March 2020, The Punjab governments declared holidays in all schools and colleges till 31 March.[54] On 19 March, Punjab School Education Board postponed all Board Exams of 10th and 12th classes.[55] Punjab Government has preferred to cancel the pending examinations of different classes which were prior declared to be led after July 15 by Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) and PSEB will announce the marks on the basis of credit carry formula.[56]

On 25 July 2020, CM Punjab confirmed that no government/public school will not be going to charge any sort of admission, re-admission or tuition fee in session 2020-21 from students on the basis of coronavirus crisis. These announcements have been made in #AskCaptain session on 25 July 2020.[57]

According to the Unlock 3.0 guidelines, all educational institute including public and private will be closed until 31 August. Perhaps, online education can be continued. All examinations including universities, board or entrance are allowed with physical distancing policy.[58]

Transportation

On 19 March Punjab government also shuts down public transport in the state from midnight of 20 March and prohibited gathering of more than 20 persons.[31] On 20 May, The Punjab Government resumed intrastate bus services in Punjab.[59] The restrictions on bus capacity were lifted on 27 June 2020. Masks are mandatory for all passengers.[60]

Labour laws

Punjab has amended its Factories Act in April increasing work time to 12 hours a day instead of 8, and 72 hours a week instead of 48.[61]

Guidelines for film, video shooting

Punjab state government has announced some new guidelines for film, video shooting in the state in the unlock-2 period on 23-July-2020. CM of Punjab stated that permission seekers firstly need to submit an application to the Deputy Commissioner. DC office after consulting with police authority could issue a letter of permission and a copy shall be endorsed to police and other consultant authorities.

Under these guidelines, while shooting no more than 50 people should be that time and must be completed in less time as much as possible. All the COVID safety norms will be applicable during shooting like screening of all members before commencement, facilities of soap or sanitiser and social distancing except who is in the front of the camera and this rule likewise applicable in the terms of wearing masks. No public crowding allowed near the shooting place, so private security personnel Must be arranged.[62]

Travel restrictions

Travelling interstate

Travel within Punjab

Travel in Punjab is largely unrestricted. People are free to visit and travel within the state under the guidelines issued by the government.

Border restrictions

Registration

If you are planning travel to Punjab, aim to complete the Cross Border Travel Registration on the government's official website or the COVA App and must be home quarantine for 14 days, but, students would like to come to the state for SSB, or any other examination is not obliged to go into quarantine.[63] People who are visiting the state for only 72 hours or less, no need to do quarantine, but they need to submit self-declaration regarding their purpose of visit at the state border.[64]

Punjab police personnel helping interstate traveller to install COVA APP & Health official doing mandatory screening (July 2020) at the Panchkula-Zirakpur borde

Arriving from overseas

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) made it compulsory to do quarantine at their own expense for all travellers including Indian citizens returning from abroad to India. Few exceptions will be given — death in the family, pregnancy, serious illness, human distress, and parents accompanied by children below the age of 10, and approved travellers will be asked to self-isolate at home for 14 days. The download of Aarogya Setu app is compulsory for all.[65] Advisories regarding the quarantine of returnees from outside the country asymptomatic contacts in the hotel/private facilities in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic are issued by the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of Punjab.[66] Travelers stranded overseas are being advised by Indian Consulates and the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.[67]

See also

Notes

  1. ^ (((previous day data - seven day before data) / seven day before data) * 100) / 7
  2. ^ (confirmed cases/state population)*1 million
  1. ^ Population based on 2019 estimates from National Health Mission [6]

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