Increase in Corona, notification issued regarding new working hours of business activities
29 October 2020
LAHORE: The Punjab government has issued a notification increase in Corona to close down commercial activities at 10 pm. The Secretary Primary and Secondary Health has said that the Nomask No-Service Act should be upheld.
According to details, the Punjab government has issued a notification regarding the working hours of commercial activities, in which it has been said that commercial activities and institutions will be closed at 10 pm while medical services, pharmacies and medical stores will remain open 24 hours a day.
The notification said that tire puncture shops, fruit and vegetable shops, ovens, attachkis will remain open while driver hotels, petrol pumps, oil depots, LPG shops and filling plants, agricultural equipment workshops, spare parts shops and printing presses will also continue to operate. Will be able
According to the notification, takeaways / home delivery services from call centers (with 50% staff) and restaurants will be available 24 hours a day, while amusement and public parks will be open from 7 am to 6 pm.
The notification said that all industrial activities and institutions will continue their work in accordance with the instructions issued earlier.
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The Secretary of Primary and Secondary Health said that SOPs wearing mandatory masks and maintaining social distance must be strictly adhered to as before and the Nomask No-Service Act should be upheld.
Captain (Retd) Muhammad Usman said that this notification would be immediately applicable to the territorial boundaries of Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi districts, the use of face masks, hand sanitizers and gloves should be continued.
On the other hand, Punjab government spokesman Musarat Jamshed Cheema while talking to ARY News said that the steps taken by the NCOC are in the interest of the people and the vaccine has not been ready yet.
Musarat Jamshed Cheema said that the place where CoronaSOPs will not be implemented will be sealed. There is no smart lockdown anywhere in Punjab at present.
It may be recalled that in view of the second wave of Corona epidemic, the National Command and Control Central (NCOC) had decided to close markets, shops and shopping malls across the country at 10 pm.