Around 3.43 crore vaccine doses administered in the State so far
Prayut announced Monday in a televised address the country will be reopening its borders to vaccinated tourists travelling by air from "low risk countries".
200 people will undergo antibody tests comprises all groups of ages from above 18 years and all categories including health care workers.
The Biden administration's new expansive rules mandate that all employers with more than 100 workers require them to be vaccinated or test for the virus weekly, affecting about 80 million Americans.
As per the rankings of India's 754 districts by the Ministry of Union health department, Patna has been ranked 10th while Mumbai from Maharashtra holds the number one position.
Rajya Sabha member asks PM Modi to stop Covid tests of fully vaccinated in Assam; says 'wastage of resources'
Congress MP Ripun Bora also said that by making rapid antigen and RT-PCR tests mandatory for fully vaccinated travellers visiting Assam, the state government is following a contradictory policy.
The district so far has reported 14,974 Covid cases in those who received one dose of the vaccine and 5,042 infections in those after two doses of vaccine.
The U.S.-Canada border has been closed to nonessential travel since March 2020 to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
The universal vaccination status was completed via four-day marathon vaccine drive which ended on July 31.
As of Monday, fully vaccinated travelers from destinations on Britain’s “amber list” are allowed to enter the country without self-isolating for up to 10 days.
At present, unvaccinated people travelling by air are required to test negative before they get on a plane to Germany, regardless of where they are coming from.
Dr. Anthony Fauci noted that some local jurisdictions where infection rates are surging are already calling on individuals to wear masks in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status.
Partially vaccinated people, foreign nationals, Pakistani nationals having documentary proof of vaccination abroad and patients with clinical conditions will be exempted from the restriction.
China has a national target of inoculating 64 percent of its 1.4 billion population by end of the year, and new measures suggest high levels of coercion.
The prime minister, however, signaled changes to the rules 'in the coming weeks' that could allow fully vaccinated tourists to visit Canada.