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COVID Booster Dose: Gauhati HC Judges, Subordinate Courts' Judicial Officers, Lawyers In Assam To Be Considered As Front Line Workers

Sparsh Upadhyay
3 Feb 2022 2:49 PM GMT
COVID Booster Dose: Gauhati HC Judges, Subordinate Courts Judicial Officers, Lawyers In Assam To Be Considered As Front Line Workers
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The Government of Assam has issued a notification informing that all the judges, judicial officers, other Officers and staff of Gauhati High Court and Subordinate Courts in the state of Assam, including the lawyers appearing in various courts and all Officers and Staff of different prisons in the state of Assam, shall be considered as Front Line Workers for the purpose of...

The Government of Assam has issued a notification informing that all the judges, judicial officers, other Officers and staff of Gauhati High Court and Subordinate Courts in the state of Assam, including the lawyers appearing in various courts and all Officers and Staff of different prisons in the state of Assam, shall be considered as Front Line Workers for the purpose of COVID Vaccination.

It may be noted that the precautionary doses are currently being given to the Health Care Workers, Front Line Workers, and those above 60 years with co-morbidities in the state from the 10th of January, 2022.

For this purpose, the State Government has now notified that all the judges, judicial officers, other Officers and staff of Gauhati High Court and Subordinate Courts in the state of Assam, including the lawyers appearing in various courts and all Officers and Staff of different prisons in the state of Assam, shall be considered as front line workers.

Significantly, the State Government has been considering all the state government employees, especially those involved in the maintenance of law and order, starting from police personnel to judiciary to prison staff who provide public service despite the impact of COVID, as front line workers.

The Notification further states that each of the eligible Officers/ Staff of the above-mentioned institutions, who have completed 39 weeks (9 Months) from the date of the second dose of Vaccination are eligible to get the precautionary dose of COVID Vaccine, as per the guidelines issued for Precautionary dose of vaccination, with immediate effect. 

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