60m people get at least one jab: Umar 64 deaths reported in Pakistan


More than 60 million citizens have been administered at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, National Command and Operation Centre head Asad Umar said on Saturday.

“The number of people who have got at least one jab surpassed 60 million. God willing, the tally of fully vaccinated will exceed 30 million today,” the minister tweeted.

He expressed the hope that the target of vaccinating 70 million people by December-end would be achieved, urging the people who have not yet got themselves vaccinated to get a vaccine shot at the earliest.

Meanwhile, Pakistan has reported 46 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,248,202. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 27,831 on Saturday.

According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center 1,664 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.

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