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Vaccine card mandatory for public service

2022 Jan 17, 8:07,
Volunteer filling up the vaccination card in Teaching Hospital, Maharjgung on August 3, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews

In order to get service in the government office of Tanahun, one has to show the card of vaccination against corona. The District Administration Office has stated that the vaccination card will be made mandatory in all public bodies in the district from January 21 to receive services.

As per the decision issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs on January 13, Assistant Chief District Officer Kashiram Gare informed that compulsory vaccination cards should be shown while entering offices, hotels, restaurants, cinema halls, stadiums, airports, and parks. According to him, the district residents have been requested to enter the designated place along with the vaccination card as all such bodies are allowed to enter only by looking at the vaccine card.

In order to make the prevention, control, and treatment of COVID more effective, the administration has to use the recommendation of the Crisis Management Center and the decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs, the authority given by Article 2 of the Infectious Diseases Act 2020 and the authority given by Article 6 of the Local Administration Act 2028. The order has been issued.

The order urges all to use masks, maintain physical distance, and wash their hands with soap and water from time to time when going out of the house or in public places in view of the increasing infection of covid.

The health office has requested the local level to coordinate with the local level to expand the scope of free 'antigen tests' and conduct regular tests.

It has been requested in the order to use the mask compulsorily while conducting political, economic, social, commercial, and other activities, to maintain physical distance, and to fully comply with the criteria set by the Government of Nepal. In order not to conduct any kind of gathering and festival and social work in the presence of more than twenty-five people, not to conduct reading in physical presence till January 29 as per the information of Ministry of Education, Science and Ministry on the recommendation of COVID-19 Crisis Management Coordination Center. It is mentioned in the order of the administration to make arrangements to keep it in Z shape by following the health standards.

The administration has warned that there will be regular and contingent monitoring by the security forces and effective action will be taken in accordance with the Infectious Diseases Act, 2020 if any country is found to be disobedient during the monitoring.


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