Pakistan vaccinates over 0.2mn people in one day

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Asad Umar
Asad Umar

Pakistan has vaccinated over 200,000 people against the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the country’s largest number of people inoculated in a single day.

Asad Umar, the Minister for Planning and Development, announced on Wednesday that more than 0.2 million people have been vaccinated for the first time. He also said that the number of people registering for the coronavirus vaccine has increased. More than 5 million people have signed up for the vaccination so far, according to Umar.

He encouraged everyone above the age of 40 to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. Pakistan has opened enrollment to people above the age of 40, as well as allowing citizens above the age of 50 to get vaccinations on the spot. After Eid, the nation intends to open registration to all residents.

4113 new cases and 119 fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours, according to official reports from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC). In Pakistan, the positivity rate is 9.17 percent, whereas the number of active cases is 84,480.

310616 coronavirus cases have been reported in Punjab, 287643 in Sindh, 121099 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 22776, in Balochistan, 76696 in Islamabad, 17,397 in Azad Kashmir, and 5341 in Gilgit-Baltistan after the COVID-19 outbreak in Pakistan.

On Wednesday,Pakistan announced 4,113 new Covid-19 infections, bringing the total number of cases to 841,636.

According to official statistics from the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Pakistan’s positivity rate is currently at 9.17 percent, with 84,480 active incidents.

The country’s death rate still stands at 18,590, including 119 new fatalities. Punjab had the most deaths in the world, followed by Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In addition, 738,727 recoveries were recorded throughout the nation.

With no indication of the Covid-19 pandemic abating anytime soon, Punjab remains the pandemic’s worst-affected province in terms of both events and fatalities, led by Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Balochistan.

There have been 310616 reported coronavirus cases in Punjab, 287643 in Sindh, 121099 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 22776, in Balochistan, 76696 in Islamabad, 17,397 in Azad Kashmir, and 5341 in Gilgit-Baltistan so far.

In addition, the virus has claimed the lives of 8741 people in Punjab, 4687 in Sindh, 3466 in KP, 239 in Balochistan, 698 in Islamabad, 491 in Azad Kashmir, and 107 in the Gilgit Baltistan.

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