Islamabad markets to stay closed on Friday and Saturday consistent with new NCOC directives
Islamabad’s administration has amended days for industrial actions consistent with the Nationwide Command and Operations Centre’s (NCOC) suggestions that can stay in place until April 11.
In a notification, the District Justice of the Peace’s Workplace stated all industrial actions, institutions, and areas will shut by 10pm on weekdays and shall stay fully closed on weekends — Fridays and Saturdays.
Indoor eating in eating places has been banned, nevertheless, outside eating is permitted until 10pm on weekdays solely. On weekends, each indoor and outside eating might be prohibited within the capital, whereas takeaway and residential supply might be permitted.
“50% make money working from home coverage might be carried out in ICT with instant impact,” the notification stated, including the cinemas and shrines will proceed to stay closed.
The ban imposed on indoor gatherings will stay in place, whereas outside occasions might be allowed with a cap of 300 individuals — with strict adherence to COVID-19 SOPs.
“There shall even be an entire ban on sports activities, festivals, cultural and different occasions,” the notification stated.
All sorts of marriage halls, group facilities, and marquees shall stay closed, and solely outside features in open areas shall be allowed until 10pm, with a most of 300 folks and a length of two hours.
The intercity public transport will now function at 50% of its capability.
All medical providers and pharmacies, medical shops, tire puncture retailers, fruit and vegetable retailers, tandoors, atta chakkies, postal and courier providers will stay open all through the week, with no time restrictions.
Petrol pumps, telecom providers, LPG shops, agriculture equipment workshops, spare components retailers, the printing press can even function with out restrictions.
Islamabad’s district well being officer stated the capital recorded 460 circumstances within the final 24 hours, with a positivity price of 8.8% — the bottom this week.