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Unlock 3: Punjab government issues guidelines; What's opened and what's closed?

By Rajan Nath -- July 31, 2020 4:07 pm -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021

Unlock 3: Punjab government on Friday issued new guidelines for Unlock 3 which will be implemented from August 1 to 30. Meanwhile, the Yoga institutes and gyms will be allowed to function from August 5, 2020, for which, Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
will be issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW), Government of India (Gol).

Likewise, the social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious
functions and other large congregations have been prohibited.

Schools, colleges, educational and coaching institutions will also remain closed till August 31, 2020, while online/distance learning shall continue to be permitted and shall be encouraged. Lockdown shall continue to remain in force in Containment Zones till August 31, 2020,it stated.

The movement of individuals for all the non-essential activities will remain prohibited between 11.00 pm to 5.00 am throughout the State. However, essential activities including operation of multiple shifts, movement of persons and goods on National and State
Highways and unloading of cargo and travel of person; to their destinations after disembarking from buses, trains and airplanes will be permitted. The Union Secretary has permitted Board and other examinations. Accordingly, all kinds of examinations, admission/entrance tests conducted by Universities, Boards, Public Service Commissions and other institutions are allowed with usual precautions or sanitation
and social-distancing. Restaurants have been allowed to open till 10 pm with 50 percent occupancy or fifty (50) guests, whichever is less. Liquor can be served provided the restaurant has valid permission from the Excise Department. However, bars shall remain closed. The management will comply with the SoP attached herewith. Also Read | MHA issues new guidelines for Unlock 3

-PTC News

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