ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration on Tuesday reimposed restrictions to control the fourth wave of coronavirus.
According to a notification, all businesses in the capital will stay open until 8pm.
New lock down orders for Islamabad
Transport 50 %
Offices 50 %
Saturday and Sunday Full Lockdown
All indoor functions/weddings banned
Time for markets 8 pm
Contact sports , pools, parks Closed
Gyms allowed for vaccinated pic.twitter.com/lWZ487ejtC
— Office of Deputy Commissioner Islamabad (@dcislamabad) August 3, 2021
There will be a complete ban on all types of indoor gatherings, including those related to cultural, musical and religious. However, outdoor gatherings with a maximum limit of 400 individuals will be allowed with Covid-19 protocols.
The administration has banned indoor weddings with effect from August 8. However, outdoor weddings will be allowed to take place with a maximum limit of 400 guests and strict implementation of Covid-19 SOPs.
Indoor dining has also been banned as only outdoor dining will be allowed until 10pm. All amusement parks and swimming pools have been closed except for public parks which will remain open under the government-mandated SOPs.
Shrines and cinemas have also been closed. Public transport will operate at 50% capacity with Covid-19 protocols. Saturday and Sunday will be closed days with a complete ban on all activities, including commercial activities.