100m Pakistanis receive first dose of Covid vaccine


National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) head and Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar Tuesday said that more than 100 million Pakistanis have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine, in a major milestone achieved by the country amid Omicron wave.

Sharing a message from his personal Twitter handle, Asad Umar said that the country has achieved another major milestone in the vaccination campaign yesterday, crossing 100 million people who have received atleast one dose.

“Of these nearly 75 million are fully vaccinated. Work is not complete yet. Need to keep the momentum going,” he added.

Timely vaccination and other precautionary measures launched from the NCOC, a nerve centre of COVID strategy in the country, has garnered praise from the prime minister.—INP


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