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Sangrur administration to extend lockdown in Malerkotla

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Sangrur, July 1

After the two-day lockdown in Malerkotla, the Sangrur administration has decided to re-impose restrictions for more days this week. With the town emerging as the new hotspot of Covid, lockdown was put in place on Tuesday and Wednesday. The final decision about the number of days of the next lockdown will be taken on Thursday.

As per the latest media bulletin, the number of active cases in the district is 180 while 13 patients have lost their lives. Out of these, 83 patients are from Malerkotla block, followed by Sangrur with 30 cases and Sunam with 10. Malerkotla has the highest number of deaths too, as 10 deceased belonged to the town while one each to Amargarh, Sherpur and Fatehgarh Panjgraiyan blocks.

After seeing a rise in Covid cases, the administration has included 22 areas in buffer and containment zones. Containment zone I includes Mabara street, Aariyan Wala street, Rajan Wala street, Jatpura, Uchi Mosque among other areas. — TNS

from The Tribune

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