Covid positivity ratio declining in Sindh: CM


The Sindh government on Thursday directed all government employees of different departments to get vaccinated against the Covid-19 as soon as possible.

In this connection, the provincial government has issued directives to all secretaries of government departments.

Moreover, the Sindh government has also decided to set up Covid vaccination centres at the province’s educational institutions.

In each district and tehsil two educational institutions will be used as COVID-19 vaccination centres, sources said.

The government has asked the regional directors and the District Education Officers (DEOs) to provide the names of the academic institutes for vaccination centres.

The provincial government considering to set up covid vaccination centres at over 180 educational institutions of Sindh.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah presiding over the session said positivity ratio of the tests in Karachi has been 8.34 percent, which was 12.86 per cent last week.

“The ratio of positive cases in Hyderabad has also dropped from past week’s 11 percent to 4.42 per cent this week,” he added.

The ratio of coronavirus positive tests in other districts of Sindh remained 3.3 per cent, he added.He said that the strict measures have helped in decreasing the rate of the positive cases in Sindh this week.

“The people’s cooperation if continued, it will help to overcome the spread of the virus soon,” he hoped.

“Overall ratio of coronavirus positive cases in the province remained 5.9 percent,” the meeting was told.

Earlier, the Sindh government had decided to start drive-through vaccination in the province to hike the daily vaccination rate.

The government under a strategy has decided to inoculate people with coronavirus vaccine at different public places using mobile vans, sources said.

The Sindh government is also making separate arrangements for covid vaccination of the industrial workers. Special vaccine centres will be established at various industrial areas.

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