Punjab covid restrictions Punjab lockdown news today

Punjab lockdown news today
Punjab lockdown news today

COVID-19 Restrictions till 15-01-2022

Night Curfew will be imposed in all the cities and towns of the state from 10 PM to 5 AM

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Chandigarh, January 4, 2022 
Punjab lockdown news today. The Punjab Government Tuesday announced to bring in new Covid restrictions which will be in force till January 15.


To contain and manage Covid-19, in the exercise of the powers conferred under section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897, read with all other enabling provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005, in partial modification of directions issued vide Memo No 07/56/2020-2H4/1 dated 1.1.2022, following restrictions will be in force till 15.1.2022:

1. Social distancing and wearing of masks

a) Wearing of masks by all persons in public places, including workplaces
etc. will be mandatory and must be strictly observed and enforced.

b) Social distancing i.e minimum 6 feet distance (do Gaz ki duri) for all the activities shall always be maintained.

2. Movement of persons – night curfew (10.00 p.m. to 5.00 a.m.)

Movement of individuals for all the non-essential activities shall remain prohibited between 10.00 p.m. to 5.00 a.m. within municipal limits of all the cities and towns of Punjab. The district authorities are accordingly asked to issue prohibitory orders under section 144 of Cr. PC and ensure strict compliance

However, essential activities include operation of multiple shifts in the industry, offices, etc. (both Government and private), movement of persons and goods on National and State Highways and unloading of cargo, and travel of persons to their destinations after disembarking from buses, trains and airplanes will be permitted.

3. Online teaching/distance learning to be encouraged

All Educational Institutions including schools, colleges, universities, coaching institutions, etc. shall remain closed. However, these institutions are expected to maintain the academic schedule. online teaching. However, medical and nursing colleges may continue to function normally.

4. Prohibited/Restricted activities

a) All bars, Cinemas Halls, Multiplexes, Malls, restaurants, spas, museums, zoos, etc. shall be allowed to operate at 50% of their capacity subject to all staff present being fully vaccinated.

b) All Sports Complexes, stadia, swimming pools, Gyms shall remain closed (except being used for training of sportspersons for participation in National/International sports events as well as for organizing National/International sports events). No Spectators or visitors are to be allowed.

c) AC buses will run at 50% of capacity.

5. Only fully vaccinated staff will be allowed to attend the Government as well as Private Offices, working spaces, factories, industries, etc.

6. Principle of No Mask – No Service
No Service shall be provided in Government or private offices to the persons not wearing a proper mask.



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