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Central govt advises employees 45 and above to take Covid-19 vaccine

The Central Government has asked all its employees aged 45 years and above to get themselves vaccinated to effectively contain the spread of COVID-19.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: April 06, 2021 17:44 IST
The Central Government has asked all its employees aged 45 years and above to get themselves vaccina
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A health worker prepares to administer a shot of COVISHIELD vaccine for COVID-19 to an elderly man at a primary health center.

The Central Government has asked all its employees aged 45 years and above to get themselves vaccinated to effectively contain the spread of COVID-19. As per order issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions today, they are also advised to continue to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour even after vaccination by frequent washing of hands and sanitisation, wearing a mask or face cover and observing social distancing etc.

Government has been monitoring the situation very closely, and based on the strategy adopted for prioritizing the groups for vaccination to contain the spread of COVlD-19, currently, all persons of the age of 45 years and above can participate in the vaccination exercise.

The order further states that the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has been issuing instructions from time to time regarding the preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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