COVID-19 vaccine registration for citizens above 40 kicks off
ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Center on Tuesday opened registration citizens of 40 years old or above for Covid-19 vaccination.
Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar in a tweet said it had been decided to allow walk-in vaccination of all registered citizens of above fifty age.
He said the citizens who were forty years or older can register and encourage others to register for the vaccination.
Meanwhile, minister for planning, development and special initiatives said no negligence would be tolerated in following the standard operating procedures with an aim to successfully control the third wave of coronavirus pandemic.
“All the national institutions have worked efficiently in curbing the spread of deadly virus, however the Army was called to help the civil administrations to further ensure the implementation of the SOPs,” he said talking to a local news channel.
He said the upcoming 15 to 18 days were critical as the people might come out of their homes for shopping hence it was imperative to implement the SOPs in letter and spirit to prevent the pandemic.
Pakistan has reported 4,487 positive cases of covid-19 with 142 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).
Total 43,981 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours as the positivity percentage was measured at 10.20%.