Doubly vaccinated passengers or negative RTPCR mandatory to enter Nawanshahr
Schools, Colleges, ITIs, Libraries, Coaching and Training Institutes allowed to open
Nawanshahr, February 15, 2022: With the Covid pandemic situation has improved, District Magistrate Vishesh Sarangal said that only persons who are fully vaccinated, or Covid recovered or with negative RTPCR report of less than 72 hrs would be allowed entry in the district.
He also made it clear that in case any passenger doesn't have either of these, RTA testing would be mandatory. Passengers travelling by flights would be mandatorily required to be fully vaccinated or Covid recovered or with negative RTPCR report of less than 72 hours.
He said that persons with Disbality and pregnant women employees have been exempted from attending office but are required to work from home.
District Magistrate also said that no service would be provided to any persons without mask in government and private offices.
Future, the schools, colleges, ITIs, libraries, coaching and training institutes have been allowed to open for physical classes in the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district. Online classes would continue to remain an option.
He said that physical classes would be held by the school authorities, teachers and students with strict adherence to Covid-19 appropriate behavioural norms including mask, social distancing norms and regular sanitization.
He further asked the institutions to advise students of age group more than 15 years to have at least first dose of vaccination, while attending physical classes.
Sarangal further said that gathering would be allowed upto maximum of 50% of the capacity of the venue. These gatherings would be allowed only with compliance of COVID appropriate behaviour.
He said that all Bars, cinema halls, multiplexes, malls, restaurants, spas, gyms, sports complexes, museums, zoos etc. have been allowed to operate with 75 percent of their capacity subject to all staff members are fully vaccinated. AC buses are allowed to operate at 50 percent of the capacity.