Rajasthan mulls making vaccination mandatory | India News – Times of India

JAIPUR: Amid rising concerns over the Omicron variant of Covid-19, Rajasthan government announced strict measures on Friday, including night curfew from 11pm to 5am, preparation of list of those refusing Covid-19 vaccine doses, and strictness in enforcing face masks. The state government will pressure the Centre to allow booster doses, chief minister Ashok Gehlot said.
Besides, the state government is contemplating on making Covid-19 vaccination mandatory. “Prepare list of people who are refusing vaccination. They will be removed from the beneficiary list,” said Gehlot. “We have to make vaccination mandatory, only after that people will come forward and understand the importance of vaccination,” the chief minister said.
Gehlot also felt the need for booster doses. “ If not for all, it should be given to 60+, people having comorbidities, frontline workers and healthcare workers,” said Gehlot.

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