Amarinder Singh goes into self quarantine for 7 days
New Delhi, Aug 28: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday has decided to go into 7-day self-quarantine, as per government protocol and the advice of his doctors, after two MLAs who met him in the Vidhan Sabha tested positive for COVID19.
Meanwhile at least 30 lawmakers were also tested positiv for coronavirus ahead of the Punjab Legislative Assembly session.
However, seven of them have recovered. But a majority of the legislators may not attend the one-day Monsoon session of the Assembly on Friday as they are home quarantined.
The Ministry of Civil Aviation allowed airlines to serve pre-packed snacks, meals and beverages on domestic flights and hot meals on international flights. This service was suspended even after domestic flights resumed operations on May 25.
India's coronavirus tally rose to 33,87,500 after 77,266 new infections were reported in 24 hours. The country's toll went up by 1,057 to 61,529.