60-70,000 COVID-19 vaccines being administered daily: Asad Umar
ISLAMABAD: Minster for Planning and Development Asad Umar on Tuesday said sixty to seventy thousand vaccines were currently being administered on daily basis.
“We are making an effort to enhance it to 150,000 to 200,000 after Eid-ul-Fitr,” said Asad Umar while addressing a news conference in Islamabad.
He said more than 1.3 million people had so far been vaccinated against COVID-19 across the country.
The minister for planning and development said that 900,000 vaccines were available in the country last night.
Asad Umar said if the country received vaccines as per the commitments, the vaccination would be opened for all the Pakistanis after Eid-ul-Fitr.
He once again urged the people to fully comply with the health guidelines to avoid the spread of the virus.
118 more deaths due to coronavirus have been reported in Pakistan during last twenty-four hours.
According to the NCOC, total 50,520 tests were conducted throughout the country during the last twenty-four hours out of which 4,318 patients tested positive for coronavirus showing the positive ratio of 8.54 percent.
The death toll for the pandemic has mounted to 15619 while 638267 patients have fully recovered from the disease so far.