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COVID vaccination mandatory for parade participants on Republic Day

People attending the parade will be required to show their complete vaccination certificate, according to Delhi Police, ahead of the Republic Day celebrations. Read.

Two days before Republic Day, the Delhi Police Department issued guidelines regarding the COVID-19 situation in the national capital, stating that anyone attending the Republic Day parade must be fully vaccinated against the virus and that children under the age of 15 will not be permitted to attend. At the programme on Rajpath on January 26, people will be required to follow all COVID-protocols, such as wearing face masks and maintaining social distance, according to a set of police guidelines.

In the run-up to Republic Day, the Delhi police have stepped up their efforts:

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Security officials also asked citizens to cooperate with security checks in another tweet.

On Sunday, January 23, Delhi Commissioner of Police (CP) Rakesh Asthana briefed the media on preparations for Republic Day security arrangements across the city.

“He informed that elaborate arrangements have been made by the Delhi police side for the ceremony’s security,” the Twitter handle continued.

In Delhi, there is a COVID-19 situation.

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vaccination mandatory for parade
vaccination mandatory for parade

According to data shared by the health department on Sunday, the National Capital reported 9,197 new Coronavirus cases and 34 deaths, with the positivity rate dropping to 13.32 percent. According to the health bulletin, 69,022 COVID tests were performed in the capital the day before. After reaching a record high of 28,867 daily cases on January 13, the number of daily cases in Delhi has been declining.

Republic Day
Republic Day

Most patients had comorbidities, such as cancer, liver or kidney disease, according to Health Minister Satyendar Jain and officials, and the virus wasn’t the primary cause of death this time. In Delhi hospitals, there are 15,411 beds for patients, with 2,424 (15.73%) of them occupied.

The number of COVID patients in hospitals has decreased from 2,624 on January 19 to 2,342, according to the bulletin. 164 patients are currently on ventilator support. In the capital, there are 54,246 active cases of the virus. According to the report, 42,438 patients are recovering at home in isolation. The virus’s threat has subsided in the national capital, according to Jain, and the situation is “quite under control.”

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New elements of the Indian Army’s Republic Day Parade have been unveiled.


In the meantime, Major General Alok Kakkar listed a number of new elements involving the Indian Army and forces in the upcoming celebrations on Sunday. He also mentioned that there will be a segment on laser projection as part of the Indian Army’s much-anticipated parade.

During a press conference with the Indian Army, Major General Kakkar stated, “The parade will be led by AVSM GOC Gen VK Sharma and myself, Major General Alok Kakkar, with Chief of Staff Delhi Area as second in command. Captain Joginder Singh and Subedar Ashok Kumar, both recipients of the Param Vir Chakra, will speak after us.”

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