Over 200,000 healthcare workers have received both doses of COVID vaccine after more than 0.5 million of them have registered themselves to get vaccinated.
According to data shared by sources in the federal health ministry, 525,208 healthcare workers registered themselves with the authorities for the vaccination process, of which 253,251 have received both doses. “126, 441 have received their first dose of the COVID jab,” they said.
“There are a total of 640,813 healthcare professionals in the country and they are currently among the topmost priority of the government for vaccination,” they said adding that the remaining 82,562 medics will receive their Covid jabs in the second phase.
The sources further said that most of the health workers are registered for vaccination from Punjab province that stands at 238,783.—INP