Punjab govt extends COVID-19 lockdown till May 30

The Punjab government has extended the period of COVID-19 lockdown till May 30, however, the trade activities will be allowed to be continued till 9:00 pm.

A notification released by the Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department of the provincial government stated that the lockdown imposed throughout the province has been extended till May 30. 

As per the notification, certain services have been exempt from these restrictions such as medical services, pharmacies, courier and postal services, utility offices including electricity, gas, internet and cellular companies, petrol pumps, shops of essential goods and the food delivery service.

Transport services will be allowed to run with 50 per cent capacity, whereas, industrial and agriculture sectors were exempted from the restrictions.

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