Pakistan to get one other 5.6 million COVID-19 vaccines by March
Pakistan will get 5.6 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by the top of March, because the nation takes strides in inoculating its frontline well being staff. The COVID-19 dying toll in Pakistan stands at 12,601 after 38 virus-related amenities had been reported within the final 24 hours, well being officers stated on Sunday.
In the identical interval, 1,329 new instances had been reported taking the nation’s caseload to 571,174.
Pakistan started vaccinating its frontline well being staff on February 2. Thus far, 72,882 well being staff have been given not less than one of many two anti-COVID-19 pictures.
The Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) stated Pakistan will obtain 5.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines by the top of March.
Of them, the Gavi/Covax alliance will ship 2.8 million doses within the first week of March after which the subsequent consignment of two.8 million doses by the second week. Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private world well being partnership with the objective of accelerating entry to immunisation in poor nations.
The nation will get a complete of 17.1 million vaccine doses by the top of June from completely different sources, based on the NCOC.
Normal well being professionals in Pakistan can register for the doses from February 22. Individuals over 65 years are already being registered, based on the NCOC. The centre stated over 500,000 doses have been despatched to federal items to this point.
The Ministry of Nationwide Well being Companies stated 534,107 individuals have recovered from the illness and there are 24,466 energetic instances.