Chandigarh, March 12, 2021-
Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal on Friday said he was tested positive for coronavirus.
“I would like to inform everyone that I have tested positive for COVID and I will be in quarantine for the next coming days,” he said.
“I got myself tested before the session and then again immediately after the session. Before the session, I tested negative. After the session, I have tested positive,” he added.
In view of increasing coronavirus cases, authorities in Ludhiana and Patiala cities imposed a night curfew daily from March 12 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. till further orders.
Earlier, the night curfew was imposed in Jalandhar, Nawanshahr, Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur towns. (Agency)