COVID-19: Schools, colleges in Punjab to remain closed till THIS date as cases surge

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered that all restrictions that are in place till March 31, will now remain in force till April 10.

With a massive surge in the number of Coronavirus cases in Punjab, the Captain Amarinder Singh-led state government on Tuesday extended restrictions to tackle coronavirus with schools and colleges to remain shut for another 10 days. On March 19, the Punjab government had ordered the closure of educational institutes besides gathering restrictions till the month-end.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered that all restrictions that are in place till March 31, will now remain in force till April 10, according to a statement.

Meanwhile, the Centre on Tuesday said that the Punjab government is not conducting enough tests and therefore the number of cases is on a constant rise in the state.