Pakistan’s vaccine count crosses 60 million: NCOC
1,151,390 doses were administered during the last 24 hours as the fourth wave of Covid-19 was ready to take a toll on the country
On Saturday, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) announced that Pakistan has now administered over 60 million jabs of the Covid-19 vaccine, as the ongoing fourth wave continues to take a toll on the country.
In a tweet, the NCOC said that during the last 24 hours, 1,151,390 doses were administered all across the country. They were taking the total number to 60,536,148. The forum urged the citizens to get vaccinated, especially those who have not reached their second dose of the vaccine.
estimated vaccinated ratio
The country intends to vaccinate almost 70 million people by the end of this year. The government also committed to spending $ 1.1 billion on procuring—the Covid-19 vaccine to inoculate its people. Pakistan has been vaccinating the citizens with CanSino, Sinopharm, Sinovac, AstraZeneca, Moderna, and Pfizer vaccines. These vaccinations have no adequate adverse notice heavily. Vaccination will protect from the negative effect of immunization.
At over 1.5m, Pakistan administers the highest number of Covid-19 doses in a day.
Meanwhile, during the last 24 hours, Pakistan reported 3,980 new cases at a positivity ratio of 6.21%. Seventy-nine people also succumbed to the novel virus across the country.
On Friday, the NCOC decided to impose new restrictions in areas with high coronavirus prevalence. In Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), and Islamabad from September 4 till September 12 to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
The new restrictions will apply to Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Khushab, Mianwali, Bhakkar, Khanewal, Multan, Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan, Peshawar, Swabi, Malakand, Swat, Haripur, Abbottabad, Mansehra, and Dera Ismail Khan and Islamabad. These cities remain closed all type of gathering is banned schools will also remain closed till the date according to the government’s notice.
NCOC imposes tighter restrictions in Islamabad, several Punjab, and KPK districts
Under the new limits, all indoor and outdoor events have been banned. Additionally, public transport will remain stopped, and indoor gyms and educational institutions will remain closed.
- The restrictions were announced after the NCOC took a detailed stock of the current disease situation in different districts, daily hospital admissions, pressure on critical care, and availability of oxygen, it said.
Minister for planning
In the wave of the increasing number of Covid 19 cases, Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar warned on Thursday that patient inflow at hospitals and the occupancy of critical care patients is the higher in Pakistan the outbreak of the pandemic last year.
He said that the Delta variant has also impacted Pakistan, and it is rapidly spreading like the rest of the world. It is increasing the extensive burden on hospitals, he added.
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