Amid reports of another surge in COVID infections, the Punjab government has made a negative RT-PCR test report or a full vaccination certificate mandatory to enter the state. All this and more in our weekly news bulletin from Punjab.
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has also directed that only fully vaccinated teaching and non-teaching staff, or those recently recovered from the virus, should physically teach in schools and colleges, with online learning options to remain available to all school-going children.
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