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Updated on: Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 11:05 PM IST

Punjab: Only fully vaccinated people allowed in public places from January 15

No mixing two different COVID-19 vaccines for precaution dose: Report |

No mixing two different COVID-19 vaccines for precaution dose: Report |

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Punjab banned entry of not fully vaccinated people from Jan 15 in public places as per official release of the state government. Amid rising in COVID-19 cases only fully vaccinated people will be allowed to enter at public places, reported ANI.

Only fully vaccinated people will be permitted at public places such as markets, malls, hotels and cinema halls in Punjab with effect from January 15, according to a state government order.

The government ordered private and public sector banks, hotels, bars, restaurants, malls, shopping complexes, cinema halls, gyms and fitness centres to allow only fully vaccinated adults.

All government, board and corporation offices located in Chandigarh will allow only fully vaccinated people, according to the order issued by the state's home affairs and justice department.

"COVID-19 pandemic has posed a huge challenge to the community and affected each and every individual adversely. Considering emergent issues especially because of the new variant of concern Omicron, the persons who are not fully vaccinated are required to take more precautions," the order stated.

"Accordingly all those adult persons who have not yet taken both the doses of vaccination should remain at their residences and should not visit any of public places/market/ function/ public transport/religious places, etc," it said.

It further said that vaccination teams where and whenever demanded by office in charges for on the spot vaccination or for regular vaccination camps at places of gathering would be provided by the department of health, it said.

A few days ago, the Punjab government had asked its employees to furnish details regarding COVID-19 vaccination and said if they fail to do so, they will not be able to draw their salaries.

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Published on: Tuesday, December 28, 2021, 11:05 PM IST
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