Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Target of 1 million vaccinations in 1 day achieved, Asad Umar revels


ISLAMABAD: Federal planning minister Asad Umar has Tuesday announced that the country has achieved one million Covid vaccinations in one day mark as the country jabbed 1.72 million people yesterday according to National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) numbers, ARY News reported.

“Happy to report that the target we had set for 1 million vaccinations in a day was crossed yesterday with 10 lakh 72 thousand vaccinations,” federal minister Asad Umar said earlier today taking to the micro-blogging site Twitter.

He acknowledged the collective efforts of all the administrations across the country reveling, “Amazing performance by all involved.”

“All federating entities contributed with Punjab, Sindh, KP and Islamabad all doing record numbers,” the federal minister noted.

READ ALSO: Covid rate dips 4pc in 4 days of Karachi lockdown, health department says

It may be noted that in a relevant development today, Sindh health department claimed a dip in Covid surge just within four days as the new and tighter restrictions took effect.

The department said the province noted in the past four days a slash of four per cent, now 20.1 pc, in positivity.

The Covid positivity had surged to 24.9 pc in before the lockdown was imposed, the provincial health department said today, noting a four pc dip in this rate.


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