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Coronavirus Threat: CM Buzdar announces 14-day lockdown in Punjab

The lockdown will remain in place until April 6.


Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has announced a 14-day lockdown in the province amid novel coronavirus outbreak.

The lockdown will be implemented from March 24 to April 6.

The decision was taken during a meeting of the Punjab cabinet committee on coronavirus on Monday.

All non essential shops, malls and offices to remain closed, while ban also imposed on “double-sawari”.

There are 225 confirmed cases in Punjab, according to CM Buzdar.

CM Punjab earlier took to social media confirming the COVID-19 positive cases and also announcing the closure of  Metro Bus service.



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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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