Kovid-19: Only fully vaccinated people will be allowed in public places in Punjab from January 15

New Delhi: Taking a cue from Haryana, the Punjab government has decided to restrict the entry of unvaccinated persons in public places from January 15 in view of the increasing cases of infection. omicron Covid-19 edition.

Earlier in the day, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister OP Soni said that the government has no plans to impose night curfew in view of the increasing cases of Omicron. He said that at present there were no active Omicron cases in Punjab, reported ANI.

Last week, the Haryana government announced that people who were not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 would not be allowed to enter malls, restaurants, banks and other public areas in the state from January 1.

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The order said that no one, including employees, would be allowed to enter government offices without being fully vaccinated.

The Chandigarh administration has also banned the entry of unvaccinated persons in public places, hotels, banks and government offices from January 1.

An order issued by the UT administration states that those who have not received both their vaccine doses should “avoid going to public places, markets, gatherings, public transport and religious places until they are completely does not get vaccinated”. According to the new order, a fine of Rs 500 will be imposed on those violating the guidelines.

On Monday, Punjab reported 46 new cases of Covid-19, taking the number of infections to 6,04,279. PTI reported that one Covid-related death was reported in Ludhiana district.

On the other hand, the Union Territory of Chandigarh recorded seven Covid-19 cases, taking the total number to 65,781.