Kapurthala, July 28, 2020: District Kapurthala today witnessed the biggest spike in corona positive cases today as 26 new cases were reported today. These new cases include 12 prisoners from the modern jail Kapurthala.
Taking the serious note of the increase in positive cases, Deputy commissioner Deepti Uppal said that all prisoners and staff deputed at modern jail would undergo testing as a special team of 3 doctors have been deputed at the jail. Besides that an isolation and quarantine centers were also set up in the jail to counter any adverse situation.
Meanwhile, the positive cases include 7 from Phagwara, 4 from Kapurthala, each one from saidon bhulana , pandora ariyan and blooper villages besides 12 from modern jail. Now the district has 77 active cases.
Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner has urged the people to follow the health protocol announced by the Punjab Government. She has also made it clear that civil and police officials to ensure the strict compliance of orders to maintain social distancing and restrictions on social gatherings.
On the other hand MLA from Phagwara S. Balwinder Singh Dhaliwal, today comes out of home isolation after his test report turns negative.