Punjab bans adults from not fully vaccinated in public places from January 15 Chandigarh News – Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Taking seriously the challenge posed especially by the newcomers covid-19 variant omicron, The Punjab The government on Tuesday decided that adults who have not received both doses of the Kovid vaccine should not go to any public place, market, function. public transport And religious place From 15 January.
Punjab Home Secretary Anurag Verma The order mentions that everyone is aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has posed a great challenge to the community and adversely affected every individual.
Orders issued under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 mentioned that only fully immunized (second dose) adult persons or those who are not due for second dose as per health protocols should be allowed in public places like vegetable market, grain Should be allowed with large gatherings. market, public transport, park, religious place, mall, shopping complexes, hotels, bars, gyms, haats, local markets and other similar places.
All government offices including boards and corporations located in Chandigarh have been directed to allow only fully immunized (second dose) adult persons including their employees or those not due to second dose as per health protocols. Both private and public sector banks have also been directed to follow these orders carefully.
How to confirm vaccination status?
In case of Covashield, the beneficiary would be eligible for a second dose after 84 days from the first dose and in case of Covaxin, the beneficiary would be eligible for a second dose after 28 days from the first dose.
Vaccination verification can be done from downloaded second dose certificates and first dose certificate can be checked to find out whether a second dose is due or not. Aarogya Setu App can be checked for vaccination status of a person. For those not having smart phones, the text message sent through the Coin Portal (NHPSMS) may be considered for successful immunization,” the order reads.
The Home Secretary has also mentioned that wherever and whenever there is a demand for vaccination teams by the office in-charges for on-the-spot vaccination or for regular vaccination camps at the gathering places, the same will be made available by the Health and Family Welfare Department.
All the Deputy Commissioners have been directed to give adequate publicity to these measures so as to ensure awareness among the general public about the COVID-19 vaccination.