Punjab home department imposed section 144 across the province

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Punjab home department imposed section 144 across the province

*LAHORE – **Punjab home department imposed section 144 across the province over coronavirus spread.*

*The Punjab home department on Sunday announced to impose section 144 in the province over the outbreak of novel coronavirus.*

According to the notification, Punjab Chief Secretary announced that section 144 had been imposed in the province after new cases of the novel virus were reported in the country.

The section has been imposed for three weeks in the province to contain the spread of the infection. All educational institutions in the province will remain closed and the teaching staff will also not be permitted to enter schools, colleges and universities.

The provincial government has decided to keep parks, zoos and picnic points closed for the public.

Earlier, an extraordinary situation developed as the *coronavirus prevention* link measures has been accelerated across the country.

The first meeting of the National Coordination Committee chaired by Special Assistant on Health Dr Zafar Mirza reviewed the measurements to prevent spread of coronavirus.

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