Srinagar, Acting tough, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, said that all unvaccinated persons visiting any shopping complex or malls will have to undergo COVID-19 testing in order to safeguard the lives of people and curtail the spread of the deadly infection.
As many as 444 people, including 306 from Kashmir and 138 from Jammu, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday in the Union Territory, where four patients lost their lives due to the infection.
The DC said that the exemption shall be given only in certain specific cases.
Mr Asad further said that vaccinated persons having certificate copy in hard or soft form shall be given priority entry at all Business establishments and government offices.
He said that this is important in the interest of the larger public so that no COVID-19 infected person puts the lives of other persons at risk.
The DC stressed that no positive person should mix with other people, adding necessary action under law will be taken against such cases.
He urged the general public to cooperate with administration in strict adherence to COVID-19 guidelines to save themselves, their family and whole society from infection of deadly coronavirus.
The DC reiterated his statement that vaccination and coronavirus appropriate behavior are the only weapons to defeat Covid-19 pandemic. He urged all left out eligible persons of the district to get vaccinated at an earliest to make Srinagar district a safe place with regard to Covid-19 amid predictions of Third wave by the medical experts.