COMMUNITY QUARANTINE MEASURES: PUNJAB
All markets, shopping malls, restaurants offices, (public and
private) shall remain closed.
There shall be a complete ban on intra-city, inter-district and
inter-province movement of people by public transport.
There shall also be a complete ban on gatherings of all kinds of
social, religious, or any other purpose at any place, public or
The following shall be exempted from this order:
Officials of government departments on duty duly notified by
Personnel related to health Services including Hospitals, Clinics,
Laboratories, pharmaceutical factories and Medical stores.
Personnel related to Law Enforcement Agencies.
Personnel related to Essential Services/Offices going to perform
their duties or providing essential services as declared in the
later part of this order.
Persons in need of medical care with two attendants where necessary.
Persons going to buy grocery and medicines within the vicinity of
Necessary/unavoidable religious rites like the last rites,
Namiaz-e-Janaza (funeral), burial and related events.
Utility Companies: WASAs, Municipalities, WAPDA, NTDC, DISCOs and
Public and private telecom/cellular companies, their franchises and
their customer support center with no public dealing allowed.
Call centers with 50% staff and no public dealing allowed.
Banks with only essential staff.
Defence related manufacturing industries and packing facilities.
Food item manufacturing industries and distribution offices.
Health & related services i.e. hospitals, medical stores,
Grocery stores, General, Karyana stores, bakeries, atta chakkis,
milk shops, chicken & meat/fish shops, fruit & vegetable shops and
all kinds of mandis including grain, fruit, cattle and vegetable,
tandoors, auto workshops, petrol pumps and oil depot.
Takeaway/home delivery from restaurants.
Dry port operations and custom services.
Poultry and feed mills.
Seeds, fertilizers and pesticides shops.
Welfare Organizations e.g. Edhi & Seylani providing essential
services and free Darterkhwan.
Media persons authorized by information department, newspapers
Any exemption that may be deemed necessary by Commissioner.
conditions will apply to the persons/establishments given
One person may travel in a private vehicle. In case of medical
emergency two attendants may accompany the patient.
Two person per family may go out to buy essential medicines,
grocery, etc. Handicapped person may be assisted by two persons
along with a driver.
Persons on vehicles transporting essential food items, medicines,
medical equipment from godowns, farms, mills or factories may be
assisted by two helpers or cleaners during the transportation.
All persons travelling as exempted must carry CNIC and official
All personnel of the exempted departments must travel and work
keeping in view social distance.
Large department stores will only keep their grocery/pharmacy
section while all other sections will remain closed. They will allow
customers to enter stores in smaller groups while fulfilling the
condition of social distancing. SOP shall be devised in consultation
with district administration and policy.
All departmental stores will ensure that their grocery trollies and
public areas are disinfected.
This order shall
remain in force in the entire province of Punjab with effect from
09:00 am, Tuesday, 24-03-2020 till 09:00 am, Tuesday 07-04-2020