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Dining-out, wedding ceremonies, other activities banned in Lahore

Commissioner Lahore Muhammad Usman Younis has on Monday announced complete adherence to restriction of lockdown in Lahore.

Posting on his Twitter handle, the commissioner wrote the markets shall be closed in the metropolis by 6 pm every day while all wedding ceremonies, both indoor and outdoor are barred.

A closure has been imposed on all public and/or private recreation and sports activities in the city while dining out has been restricted as well, said the commissioner.

He warned against any sort of violations of the lockdown terms.

It is pertinent to be stated here that Punjab has reported 2309 new cases of COVID-19 and 17 deaths in the last 24 hours, the provincial health department said in a statement today.

“In a day 17 more patients of the disease have died of coronavirus in the province,” Punjab’s Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department stated.

The tally of total deaths by Covid-19 in the province has reached to 6244, the health department stated.

“Lahore has reported 1478 new cases of the virus in a single day,” according to the health department.

Moreover, the third wave of COVID-19 with a steep surge of infections was reported in Pakistan’s largest province causing serious health concerns across the country.  

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