Thiruvananthapuram: With the first dose of Covid vaccination reaching 91 percent in the state, the government has announced more concessions. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that permission is being given to sit and eat in hotels and bars. Admission is open to those who have received two doses of the vaccine. Employees must have received two doses of the vaccine. Only 50 percent of the total seats will be allotted. Conditions do not apply to persons under 18 years of age. The CM also said that AC should not be operated.
Operation of indoor stadiums and swimming pools may also be allowed for people who have received two doses of vaccination, including workers who have received two doses of vaccination. The operation must comply with the Covid protocol. Exit terms, which were imposed as part of the restrictions, were waived. Vaccine certificates, RTPCR, and immunization certificates are no longer required.
In addition to the education and health departments, the state police chief has been directed to prepare a special plan to ensure the safety of students in case schools and colleges reopen within a few weeks.