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Markets to close at 6pm, outdoor dining allowed till midnight in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: In light of the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in Islamabad, the local administration has imposed a set of new restrictions to half further spread of the virus.

According to a notification, indoor dining will remain banned. However, outdoor dining is permitted from Iftar till midnight i.e. 11:59pm with strict adherence to the Covid-19 SOPs.

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There will be a complete ban on outdoor dining on the weekends i.e. Saturdays and Sundays. Besides, there will be a complete ban on all kinds of indoor and outdoor events, gatherings, festivals, sports tournaments, cultural activities, social activities, religious gatherings etc.

Amusement parks will also remain closed, however, walking/jogging tracks will remain open.

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All markets will operate from Sehr till 6:00pm on weekdays and remain closed on the weekends.



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