The restrictions are being put in place under the Punjab Infectious Diseases (Prevention and Control) Act 2020.
Here's what is allowed and what isn't:
All commercial activities, establishments and markets will close by 6pm on weekdays and completely closed on weekends.
This excludes medical services, general stores, bakeries, milk and meat shops, tire puncture shops, fruit and vegetable shops, tandoors, petrol pumps, oil depots, LPG outlets and filing plants, agriculture machinery workshops and spare parts shops, printing press, call centers (with 50% staff and no public dealing).
Takeaway and home delivery from restaurants will remain open.
Wedding halls are to stay closed in Lahore, Rawalpindi. Sargodha, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujranwala and Gujrat from March 15.
Only outdoor weddings will be allowed with a maximum of 300 guests.
There is a complete ban on indoor and outdoor dining in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujranwala and Gujrat and only takeaway/ home delivery will be allowed in these cities.
Parks will close at 6pm.
Offices are to follow a 50% work from home policy.
Cinemas and shrines will stay closed.
Large gatherings indoors have been banned. Outdoor gatherings (other than weddings) are allowed with a maximum of 50 people in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Multan, Gujranwala and Gujrat and 300 persons in the rest of the province for a maximum of two hours.
Sports and all cultural activities will remain banned.
Industrial activities and establishments are exempt from these restrictions.
547 Punjab shrines shut as COVID-19 cases increase
The Punjab Auqaf department announced Saturday that Lahore’s Data Darbar and other shrines have been closed for devotees due to the rising number of coronavirus cases.
The Auqaf department said that, in total, 547 shrines located across the province have been closed to stem the rising coronavirus cases. They added that the shrines will be closed till April 15.