Punjab bars unvaccinated citizens from govt offices

From Abid Usman

LAHORE: The Punjab government on Wednesday banned the entry of citizens to all government offices who are not vaccinated against Covid-19. A notification was also issued by the provincial government in this regard. As per the notification, all those citizens who have not received Covid-19 jab won’t be allowed to enter the premises of the CM Office, Civil Secretariat, and all other government offices of the province.
Earlier, the Punjab government announced to block SIM cards of all those citizens who refuse to get themselves vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. Punjab’s health department on June 24 decided to launch a door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination drive across the province.
The province’s Primary and Secondary Health Department has decided to launch a special vaccination campaign from July 26 on the union council level. The vaccination campaign that will be continued until August 10 will provide facility of vaccination to the people at their doorstep. The health department has fixed a target to inoculate 70 percent population of Rawalpindi and vaccinate 40 percent of people in Lahore, Multan, Gujranwala and Faisalabad.