The Punjab government has issued guidelines for Unlock 3.0 amid the Covid-19 (Novel Coronavirus) pandemic. As per the guidelines, the following activities will be prohibited – international air travel of passengers, except as permitted by MHA. Metro Rail, Cinema halls, swimming pools, entertainment parks, theatres, bars, auditoriums, assembly halls and similar places. Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will remain closed till August 31. Yoga institutes and gymnasiums will be allowed to function from August 5 for which, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) will be issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (Gol). The guideline states, ‘Lockdown limited to Containment Zones, as per para 4 of the MHA Order, lockdown shall continue to remain in force in Containment Zones till August 31, 2020. Containment Zones are to be demarcated by the District authorities as per the guidelines of the MoHFW. Only essential activities shall be permitted in the Containment Zones.’ Regarding night curfew, the guidelines state, movement of individuals for all the non-essential activities shall remain prohibited between 11pm to 5am throughout the state.
Jul 31, 2020, 07:52PM ISTSource: Mirror Now