Puducherry makes Covid vaccination compulsory across UT

Puducherry makes Covid-19 vaccination compulsory across Union Territory

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Amid the looming threat from the Omicron variant in India, the government of Puducherry on Sunday made Covid-19 vaccination compulsory across the Union Territory with immediate effect.

Those violating the directive will be liable for penal action, the order said.

Currently India has identified 4 persons in the country who have been infected with the Omicron variant of coronavirus — 2 in Karnataka, 1 in Mumbai and 1 in Gujarat.

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