The Punjab government has extended its ‘smart lockdown’ till July 15.
The official notification in this regard has been issued on Tuesday.
In a statement, Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Secretary Muhammad Usman said that educational institutions, marriage halls, restaurants, parks, and cinemas will remain closed, while social and religious gatherings will also be banned.
“All businesses will be open from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 7 pm,” he said.
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All grocery stores and corner shops will be allowed to open throughout the week according to the same timings, says the notification.
Punjab has recorded 723 new coronavirus cases and 46 additional deaths, according to the government’s Covid-19 portal on Tuesday.
This takes the provincial tally of cases to 75,501 while the total fatalities have risen to 1,727.
More than 27,000 people have recovered from the virus in the province.