- Says so far, seven million people have been administered coronavirus vaccine
- Over 10 million people have registered themselves for the Covid vaccine: Minister
(Karachi) Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has said that Pakistan set a new record of most vaccinations in a day after more than 0.3 million people were administered Covid jabs on May 29 (Saturday).
In a tweet on Sunday, Umar said that 383,000 people have been vaccinated in a single day. He said a new vaccination record has been created yesterday. "So far, seven million people have been administered coronavirus vaccine," he stated.
The minister added that there has been a continuous increase in number of people intending to get registered for vaccination. Over 10 million people have so far registered themselves for the Covid vaccine, he pointed out.
Earlier today, a special flight of Pakistan International Airlines transported a batch of 500,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine from China to Islamabad.
On May 23, a special flight, PK-6853, had also transported a consignment of two million doses of Sinovac vaccine procured from China to fight the ongoing wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Pakistan. Pakistan has so far received over 13 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines, including Sinopharm, Sinovac and CanSino procured from China.