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Candidates Must Show 2 Vaccine Shots To Enter Counting Centre

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Candidates Must Show 2 Vaccine Shots To Enter Counting Centre

Candidates and agents will be allowed only after a negative RT-PCR test not more than 48 hours old

New Delhi:

Candidates will not be allowed inside vote counting centres on Sunday without a negative Covid report or two vaccine doses, the Election Commission said today. Earlier, the election body had banned any victory celebrations over the results of recent elections in Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Assam and Puducherry.

In a new order today, the Election Commission banned any public gathering outside counting centres on May 2 (Sunday). Candidates and their agents will be allowed only after a negative RT-PCR test that is not more than 48 hours old.