The Centre today issued an order advising all its employees aged 45 years and above to get themselves vaccinated to contain the spread of COVID-19.
“All Central Government employees of the age of 45 years and above are advised to get themselves vaccinated, so as to effectively contain the spread of COVID-19,” the government said in a statement.
The employees are further advised to continue following all anti-Covid protocols, even after getting vaccinated, it added.
India, the second worst-hit country in the world, crossed over one lakh daily coronavirus cases for the first time, on Monday. Today, it reported 96,982 cases and 442 deaths.