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Punjab decides to close stores by 5pm

The Punjab Government on Tuesday changed its lockdown strategy, deciding to shut down all shops by 5pm.

According to the decision, the timings of markets would be 9am to 5pm from April 1. However, medical stores and pharmacies are exempt from this order.

Earlier, Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Usman Buzdar imposed a 14-day partial lockdown in the province in order to take strict measures to contain the coronavirus through observing of social distancing and self-quarantine aimed at thwarting the emergence of new cases.

One Comment;

  1. Zahid sarwar said:

    I call this process a great job, but doing so will increase the risk of viruses because of the shorter time it will increase the customer’s risk at the store. The possibility of the virus spread due to high rush

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