Daily vaccinations cross 100,000 second day in a row
Pakistanis above 40 years will receive the COVID-19 vaccine from May 3, announced Asad Umar, the head of the National Command and Operation Centre, on Thursday.
Registration for those in the age group 40 to 49 years is underway and picking up pace, Umar said on Twitter.
They can register by sending their CNIC number to 1166 or on https://nims.nadra.gov.pk/nims/.
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— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) April 29, 2021
Daily vaccinations crossed the 100,000 mark for the second consecutive day on Thursday.
Walk-in vaccinations for people above 50 years had started on Wednesday.
Everyone in this age group can get the COVID-19 vaccine at any nearby centre, said Dr Faisal Sultan, the prime minister’s assistant for health.
Dr Sultan had also shared the number of COVID-19 vaccines the government had procured so far.
Snapshot – vaccine arrivals (doses)— Faisal Sultan (@fslsltn) April 28, 2021
May 6,700,000 [expctd]
Jun 6,300,000 [expctd]
Of ~18.7 mln doses [rec’d & expected] until Jun, ~78% are via purchase by govt
2 mln doses administered so far; >117,000 doses in 1day (27 Apr)