Coronavirus Update: Punjab govt extends Covid-19 restrictions, details inside

By Rajan Nath - September 02, 2021 2:09 pm

Coronavirus Update: In view of the current situation of coronavirus in the state, the Punjab government on Thursday announced the extension of Covid-19 restrictions imposed in the state.

As per the update, the coronavirus restrictions in Punjab have been extended till September 15. Meanwhile, the only passengers who are fully vaccinated, or Covid recovered, or with negative RTPCR report of last 72 hrs shall be allowed entry in Punjab.

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In case a passenger doesn’t have either of these, RAT testing would be mandatory. The passengers travelling by flights would be mandatorily required to be fully vaccinated, or Covid recovered, or with negative RTPCR report of last 72 hrs.

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Likewise, gatherings would be restricted to not more than 150 persons indoors and 300 persons outdoors subject to an upper limit of 50 percent of the capacity. Artists/ musicians would be allowed at such functions/celebrations in all areas with due COVID protocols.

Meanwhile, all bars, cinema halls, restaurants, spas, swimming pools, coaching centers, sports complexes, gyms, malls, museums, zoos, etc. would be allowed to operate at 50 % of their capacity subject to all staff present being fully vaccinated or Covid recovered.

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Schools, would continue to open subject to conditions that only fully vaccinated, or Covid recovered teaching, non-teaching staff are allowed to be physically present.

-PTC News