Contemplating the rise in coronavirus circumstances, the federal government has determined to maintain COVID-19 vaccination centres open on Labour Day (Might 1).
“In view of the need to continue our vaccine drive, COVID vaccine centres will be open on May 1,” mentioned Particular Assistant to Prime Minister on Well being Dr Faisal Sultan.
The choice comes a day after, Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) head Asad Umar introduced that Pakistan will likely be beginning the vaccination of individuals falling throughout the age group of 40-49 years from Monday, Might 3.
The federal minister took to Twitter to announce that greater than 100,000 individuals had been vaccinated throughout Pakistan in a single day, for the second consecutive day.
“Second successive day of more than 1 lakh vaccinations. Encouraging to see pace of registration also picking up. Vaccination of those between 40 and 49 years age will be starting from next Monday the 3rd of May,” he tweeted.
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On April 27, Pakistan opened the registration of the coronavirus vaccine for the 40-49 age group.
“In today’s NCOC, meeting decided to open up registration of 40 plus age citizens starting tomorrow. Also decision taken to allow walk-in vaccination of all registered citizens of 50 plus age group,” Umar had tweeted.
“If you are 40 years or older please register and encourage others to register.”
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Pakistan is at present vaccinating people who find themselves 50 plus and healthcare staff with Chinese language vaccines.
A digital portal has been launched by the federal authorities for the registration by which a code is assigned to the particular person after which they’ll go to a chosen vaccination centre and get a jab.
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