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In a major development, Modi government has asked all its employees aged 45 years and above to get themselves vaccinated to effectively contain the spread of COVID-19.
In a major development, Modi 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 the order issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions on Tuesday, 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," Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions said in a statement.
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.
Meanwhile, the daily rise in new coronavirus infections in India remained above 90,000 for the third consecutive day taking the nationwide COVID-19 tally of cases to 1,26,86,049, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday. A total of 96,982 cases have been reported in a span of 24 hours, while the death toll increased to 1,65,547 with 446 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
India on Monday recorded an all-time high of 1,03,558 single day new coronavirus infections in a span of 24 hours.
Registering a steady increase for the 27th day in row, the active cases have increased to 7,88,223 comprising 6.21 per cent of the total infections, while the recovery rate has further dropped to 92.48 per cent, the data stated.
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