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Govt. of Balochistan extends lockdown for 15 more days

The notification stated that businesses and shops will be allowed to remain open from 9 am to 7 pm six days a week.

coronavirus lockdownThe official notification in this regard was issued on Monday - OyeYeah News

The government of Balochistan has extended the coronavirus lockdown for 15 more days, till August 17.

The official notification in this regard was issued on Monday.

“[The] threat of the coronavirus still exists and restrictions on social distancing and precautionary measures are required to be put in place for the safety of human lives,” says the notification.

The notification further stated that a complete ban on the gathering of 10 or more people, sit-in, all kinds of social, religious gatherings, pillion riding will be observed during the lockdown.

According to the notification, shopping malls, markets, and stores will be allowed by the provincial government to remain open from 9 am-7 pm, while general stores, medical stores, and others, selling necessary commodities can remain open 24/7.

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Furthermore, all educational institutions, including, schools, colleges, technical and vocational institutes, coaching centers, madrassas, will remain closed. Cinema halls, farmhouses, picnic spots, entertainment places, marriage halls, gyms, sports complexes, parks, hotels will remain closed.

The provincial government also allowed inter-city and intra-city transport operations to resume on the condition that they follow the province’s prescribed safety measures.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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