Over 1 mln people vaccinated against COVID-19 in Pakistan

Over 1 mln people vaccinated against COVID-19 in Pakistan
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More than one million people from across the country had so far received vaccinations against COVID-19 in Pakistan, the country's Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Tuesday said, APA reports citing Associated Press for Pakistan.

He said total number of people registered so far was now over two million out of which 600,000 were health care workers and more than 1.4 million people were of over 50 years.

He called upon all those who were above 50 years to register for vaccination.

Asad Umar said the increased restrictions, broader lockdowns and stronger SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) enforcement had started producing effect as the positivity ratio had slowed down.

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