No public transport for unvaccinated people from Oct 15: Asad Umar


ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning Asad Umar Tuesday said those who have not been fully vaccinated against coronavirus will not be allowed to use public transport from October 15. Speaking at a media briefing along with SAPM on Health Dr Faisal Sultan, Asad Umar said that school teachers and staff will not be allowed to work after October 15 if they have not taken the jabs. The chief of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said that vaccination has been made mandatory for air travel after September 30 while those working in schools, transportation must take their doses before the date.  He said that the government is taking steps to curb the virus spread for which vaccination is important, adding that a single dose vaccination is necessary for travelling on highways after September 15, while after October 15, no one will be allowed to use the motorway without vaccination. Unvaccinated people will not be allowed to enter the shopping malls from August 31, he said, adding that a single dose vaccination will be mandatory for entry in the malls after the date. From September 30, only those people who will have taken their both jabs will be allowed to enter the shopping malls, he added. 


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