Islamabad authorities have restricted outdoor dining after 10pm during weekdays while placing a complete ban over the weekends when all commercial activities will be closed due to increasing number of coronavirus cases during the third wave of the deadly infection.
A notification has been issued in this regard by the Islamabad authorities starting that outdoor dining shall not be allowed after 10:00 pm during weekdays (Monday to Friday) and will be completely closed on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) along with all other commercial activities.
However, the restaurants in Islamabad will be allowed to carry out takeaway orders and all other essential services are also exempted from these restrictions subject to adherence of standard operating procedures (SOPs) put in place to control the spread of the coronavirus in the federal capital.
The following is the copy of the notification shared by the Office of the Deputy Commissioner of Islamabad on Twitter:
Increase in covid postivity has resulted in further restrictions. Outdoor dining to be closed at 10 pm. Weekends will be off for any activity. Take aways are allowed 24 hours pic.twitter.com/GtrvdFxvNU
— Office of Deputy Commissioner Islamabad (@dcislamabad) March 19, 2021