PIA planes carrying 1mn COVID-19 vaccine doses arrive from China
ISLAMABAD: Three planes of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying a consignment of one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from China have arrived in Pakistan on Monday.
Two special planes and a PIA regular flight was used to airlift the corona vaccine doses from China.
Another consignment of two million doses of vaccine will also be transported from China by the national flag carrier on Apr 29 (Thursday).
70 die of coronavirus in Pakistan during 24 hours
Seventy more coronavirus patients have died and 4,825 new positive cases were reported in Pakistan during the last twenty four hours.
According to the statistics issued by the National Command and Operation Center, the death toll has reached to 17,187 while total number of confirmed cases is 800,452 across the country.
50,161 tests have been conducted during the last twenty four hours while 4,862 patients are in critical condition.