Centre asks employees above 45 years to get vaccinated

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.