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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,432
5824hr
Pakistan Cases
1,232,595
2,35724hr
4.9% positivity
Sindh
453,051
Punjab
425,703
Balochistan
32,812
Islamabad
104,619
KPK
172,210

Senegal coronavirus

Senegal begins vaccinating against coronavirus with doses from China

Senegal begins vaccinating against coronavirus with doses from China

  • The first shots were given to government ministers and health workers at the health ministry in the capital, Dakar.
  • Earlier this month the government said it paid a little over 2 billion CFA francs ($3.74 million) for the Sinopharm doses to kickstart its campaign.
Published 23 Feb, 2021 05:35pm
Senegal expects first delivery of China's Sinopharm vaccine
World

Senegal expects first delivery of China's Sinopharm vaccine

  • Like other African countries that have struggled to procure vaccines, Senegal is still waiting for disbursements through African Union and World Health Organization-backed (WHO) programmes.
  • It was not clear how many doses would be in the first shipment or when vaccinations might start.
Published 17 Feb, 2021 07:08pm
Senegal pays $3.7 mln for 200,000 doses of China's Sinopharm vaccine
Business & Finance

Senegal pays $3.7 mln for 200,000 doses of China's Sinopharm vaccine

  • African nations are struggling to source vaccines in the face of a global scramble for doses.
  • Those include over 620,000 doses of the Pfizer Inc two-shot vaccine at $6.75 per shot, more than 1.2 million of AstraZeneca's two-shot vaccine at $3 each, and nearly 1.5 million of Johnson & Johnson's single-shot vaccine at $10 each.
Published 12 Feb, 2021 08:53pm
Senegal confirms presence of UK coronavirus variant
World

Senegal confirms presence of UK coronavirus variant

  • British scientists say the UK variant, known as B.1.1.7, may be up to 70% more transmissible and also more lethal - with a mortality risk around 30% higher.
  • Due to the fact that these variants are transmitted more rapidly, which could explain the speed of spread of the disease in some countries.
Published 28 Jan, 2021 08:48pm