Punjab decides to close shops, markets by 5pm

Punjab has decided to close all its shops and markets by 5pm to intensify the lockdown to curb the coronavirus spread in the province. The decision was taken by CM Usman Buzdar. All shops and markets have been instructed to operate from 9am to 5pm. This restriction, however, won’t be placed on medical stores and pharmacies.

Similarly, other provinces have also taken actions in a bid to prevent the spread of the novel coronvairus.

Source: Samaa