Coronavirus: Punjab govt amends COVID-19 restrictions; liquor vends to remain open

By Rajan Nath - May 04, 2021 6:05 pm

Coronavirus: Punjab Government Tuesday amended its COVID-19 restrictions to allow non-essential establishments including shops that sell liquor, groceries, and hardware to stay open on weekdays.

These shops in Punjab can remain open until 5 pm on all days except for weekends. However, all other shops must remain closed as per the Punjab Government’s orders until May 15.

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Coronavirus: Punjab amended its COVID-19 restrictions to allow non-essential establishments including shops that sell liquor.

Meanwhile, the non-essential shops, including shops selling liquor, groceries, and hardware, would remain closed from 6 pm Friday to 5 am Monday.

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Coronavirus: Punjab amended its COVID-19 restrictions to allow non-essential establishments including shops that sell liquor.

Punjab government on Sunday ordered new COVID-19 restrictions as coronavirus cases continued to rise in the state's healthcare facilities. The restrictions led to major protests from traders in various parts of the state.

Coronavirus: Punjab amended its COVID-19 restrictions to allow non-essential establishments including shops that sell liquor.

As per the new restrictions, nobody would be allowed to enter the State whether by air, rail, or road without either a negative Covid report not more than 72 hours old or a vaccination certificate (at least one dose) over 2 weeks old.

All government offices, as well as banks, will work at 50 percent strength other than those where officials are involved in Covid-19 management.

Coronavirus cases in Punjab have been rising amid the second wave.

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