The Surat Municipal Company in Gujarat has launched a ‘inexperienced well being card’ for grocers, distributors, drivers and many others to make folks they arrive involved with conscious that the card-holder has been vaccinated towards COVID-19 with one or each doses, an official stated on Sunday.
These classes, as they arrive involved with a lot of folks of their line of labor, might be “potential tremendous spreaders” and it is for that reason that the SMC launched the colored well being card system, he added.
“The inexperienced well being card will inform prospects that folks employed in such classes don’t pose the danger of spreading the virus,” the civic official stated.
Deputy Municipal Commissioner Ashish Naik stated those that had not been vaccinated and even examined for the virus could be given white well being playing cards.
These folks should get themselves examined as soon as each week and could be allowed to work solely after their report returns detrimental, Naik added.
“Inexperienced well being card-holders will not want weekly COVID-19 assessments. Now we have already issued 89,000 white and 10,000 inexperienced playing cards up to now,” Naik stated.
Surat metropolis has a caseload of 1,09,371 as on Saturday, together with 1,607 deaths, whereas 1,05,562 have been discharged publish restoration.