- Night curfew has been imposed in Punjab from 10 pm to 5 am
- Only fully vaccinated staff will be permitted to attend offices
- Bars, malls, restaurants, other public places will function with 50% capacity
Punjab Covid News Updates: Punjab government has imposed night curfew in municipal areas with certain exceptions from 10 pm to 5 am amid concern over the third Covid wave following the Omicron outbreak.
According to the circular, bars, cinemas halls, malls, restaurants, spas will now operate at 50 per cent capacity subject to staff being fully vaccinated. Gyms will remain closed.
Only fully vaccinated staff will be allowed to attend government as well as private offices.
All educational institutions, including schools, colleges, universities, and coaching institutions, shall remain closed, the order further said.
The restrictions in poll-bound Punjab will remain in force till January 15.
Punjab has been witnessing a rise in the number of infections for the last few days. It has so far recorded 6,05,922 Covid cases and 16,651 deaths.