PESHAWAR: Administration of local version of CanSino coronavirus vaccine, known as PakVac, has begun in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The KP Health Department relayed that 270 citizens were administered PakVac vaccine during the last 24 hours. The health department said that PakVac consists of only one dose.
It said that total 66,800 people were vaccinated last day across the province. SinoPharm, SinoVac, CanSino and AstraZeneca vaccines were also administered to the people. So far, vaccination of more than 1.58 million people has been completed in KP.
PakVac was launched in Pakistan earlier this month.
At least 46 deaths and 1,119 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Pakistan during the last 24 hours.
According to latest statistics issued by the National Command and Operation Center, 37,196 tests were carried out over the same period.
The total death toll from the pandemic now stands at 21,874.