On Monday, all Puducherry schools reopened for grades 1 to 8. Earlier on Sunday, the government of Puducherry had announced that COVID-19 vaccination is compulsory in the Union Territory with immediate effect.
COVID-19 immunization is now mandatory throughout the Union Territory, according to the administration of Puducherry, which made the announcement earlier on Sunday.
V Narayanasamy, the previous Chief Minister of Puducherry, had asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this week to provide booster doses for persons who had already received two doses of COVID-19 vaccination.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have been closed since March 2020. The decision to reopen primary schools was made because the number of cases in the Union Territory is now on the decline.
For a few months now, classes 9 to 12 have been reopened.
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