Pakistan administers 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has achieved the target of administering 10 million doses against coronavirus disease.

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar said at the National Command and Operations Center that the target is to vaccinate 70 million people by the end of this year.

About 300,000 people are being vaccinated daily, he said. Asad Umar appealed to the people to register to prevent the spread of the coronavirus epidemic.

He said that the danger has not been averted yet, about 3,000 people are still on a ventilator. The government needs the cooperation of the people to fight the epidemic together, he maintained.

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NCOC chief Asad Umar appealed to citizens across the country for corona vaccination. He said the sooner the vaccine is given, the sooner the sanctions will be lifted. People over the age of 18 are currently being vaccinated in Pakistan. Citizens can register by sending their ID card number 1166.

Adult vaccination centers have been set up across the country and the entire vaccination process is being controlled by digital mechanisms. At least 189 vaccination centers have been set up in Punjab and 14 in Sindh, while 280 vaccination centers have been set up in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 44 in Balochistan, and 14 in Islamabad. Vaccination is being carried out through 25 centers in Azad Kashmir and 16 centers in Gilgit-Baltistan.