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Delhi: Unvaccinated teachers, staffers won't be allowed in schools, says DoE

In an order, the DoE said that those who have not received their vaccine dose by October 15, will be treated as on leave till the administration of first dose of vaccine.

India TV Education Desk Edited by: India TV Education Desk New Delhi Published on: October 30, 2021 18:00 IST
Unvaccinated teachers, staffers won't be allowed in school, says DoE
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Unvaccinated teachers, staffers won't be allowed in school, says DoE

Teachers and staffers, who have not taken a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine till October 15, will not be allowed to attend school, according to an order issued by the Directorate of Education (DoE) of the Delhi government.

According to the order issued by the directorate on October 28, officials will verify vaccination status through the Arogya Setu application or vaccination certificate produced by teachers and staffers.

It also said that those who have not received their vaccine dose by October 15, will be treated as on leave till the administration of first dose of vaccine.

Heads of government, government-aided and private-unaided recognised schools of the Directorate of Education (DoE) had been directed to submit information on vaccination of teachers and staffers by October 20.

They were directed to submit the information on a Google tracker link of the directorate that provides it Covid vaccination status report of teachers and staffers.

In an order, which was issued last month, the DoE had said that unvaccinated teachers and non-teaching staffers will not be allowed to attend school from October 15, and they will be considered as being on leave.

(with PTI inputs)

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