Pakistan crosses 1 million coronavirus vaccine doses mark


More than 1 million coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the country so far, announced Asad Umar. 

On Tuesday, Federal Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar confirmed on Twitter that, “Total vaccinations carried out so far crossed 1 million. More than 76 thousand vaccinations were carried out yesterday. Total number of people registered so far is now over 2 million. 600k health care workers and more than 1.4 million 50 plus. Please register if u are 50 plus.” 

In another tweet, he said that “Increased restrictions, broader lockdowns & stronger sop enforcement starting to have an effect. Initial signs of positivity slowing. However, due to momentum of last 2 weeks, patients in critical care & mortality will stay at high levels for some time. Please follow SOP’s & be safe” 

According to the latest revealed data provided by the National Command and Operation Centre, the country reported 3,953 coronavirus cases on 5th April with a positivity ratio of 8.4%. Moreover, amid a third wave of the pandemic, the country has reported 696,184 COVID-19 cases so far since the beginning of the pandemic last year. The number of active cases stands at 63,102 with the nationwide recoveries rising to 618,158. 

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The coronavirus situation has worsened the situation further in the country leading to more restrictions from the NCOC in order to curb the virus. 

More than 100 deaths from coronavirus in the last 24 hours have been occurred, taking the death tally close to 15,000, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) revealed the data on Tuesday. 

The NCOC data further revealed that 103 people lost their lives to the coronavirus after which the national death toll reached 14,924. As per the above-mentioned data, the country reported 3,953 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the positivity ratio of 8.4%. 

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