Lahore, 12th March: Punjab Government is re-imposing restrictions amid the rising cases of coronavirus pandemic in the province.
Baaghi TV: According to reports, with a surge in coronavirus cases, the Punjab government has decided to close the markets at the earliest.
As per reports, markets in seven districts of Punjab with the highest ratio of cases will close at 6 pm.
The decision was made by Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar after a large number of cases were reported from Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Faisalabad, Gujranwala and Sargodha.
Buzdar tweeted, “Educational institutions, parks, indoor ceremonies, Mazars will remain close for 15 days.”
ان اضلاع میں تمام تعلیمی ادارے، پارکس، ان ڈور شادی ہال، مزارات، میلے، کھیلوں کی سرگرمیوں وغیرہ پر 15 دن کےلیے پابندی ہو گی۔
مارکیٹس شام 6 بجے بند کر دی جائیں گی۔
سمارٹ لاک ڈاؤن SOPs پر بھی سختی سےعملدرآمد کےاحکامات دئیےہیں۔
اس حوالےسے تفصیلی نوٹیفکیشن محکمہ صحت جاری کرے گا۔ 2/3 pic.twitter.com/4Cbl2CF6F1
— Usman Buzdar (@UsmanAKBuzdar) March 12, 2021
As per reports, the decisions were taken during a meeting of the cabinet committee convened by Usman Buzdar on combating coronavirus disease to review the pandemic situation in the wake of the National Command and Operation Centre’s (NCOC) decision to re-impose restrictions due to a surge in infections.
As per sources, the government is considering shutting down marriage halls among other measures to stop the virus spread.
Baaghi TV reported earlier that the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health, Dr Faisal Sultan has confirmed that the third wave of coronavirus has started in Pakistan.
Stay tuned to Baaghi TV to read all the latest news and updates!