Almost 6m got Covid shots in Sindh: health dept



The health department of Sindh government has on Thursday released the combined statistics on Covid immunization via Chinese origin Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines saying a total of 5,107,024 doses have been dispensed to date.

The department said there was a total of 1,719,418 vaccine doses of Sinopharm out of which well over one million were administered to masses as the first dose.

In the second dose for Sinopharm, 637,108 total jabs were administered while about 5,695 were wasted. The remainder of Sinopharm is 92,617 doses.

On the other hand, there have been dispensation of total of 3,387,606 Sinovac doses out of which 2,689,441 were administered as first jabs.For second doses, 698,165 jabs have been dispensed, going by the Sindh health department statistics.

Sindh still has 470,762 remaining doses of Sinovac vaccines while 8,632 doses were wasted.

According to the numbers, a total of 3,771,751 have been administered their first shots of two Chinese vaccines.

Sindh also said the total number of people administered their shots, with all vaccines at disposal collectively, are 3,295,905.

Across Sindh, a total of 5,939,378 people have received at least of the Covid jabs. Karachi’s number stands at 3,295,905 shots, health department has said.


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