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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
23,048
3224hr
Pakistan Cases
1,008,446
3,75224hr
7.51% positivity
Sindh
367,092
Punjab
353,238
Balochistan
29,571
Islamabad
85,780
KPK
141,925

Sinovac vaccine

Erdogan says Turkey expects more COVID-19 vaccine supplies soon
World

Erdogan says Turkey expects more COVID-19 vaccine supplies soon

  • Turkey has so far been using vaccines developed by China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd and by Pfizer and BioNTech .
  • It has carried out nearly 23 million inoculations, with 13.7 million people, or 16% of the population, having received at least one dose.
Published 30 Apr, 2021 06:05pm
Ukraine approves Chinese vaccine as COVID-19 cases hit new record high
World

Ukraine approves Chinese vaccine as COVID-19 cases hit new record high

  • Ukraine received its first batch of 215,000 Sinovac doses in March to boost its vaccination programme, which has lagged behind many other European countries and it has so far relied on a single batch of AstraZeneca vaccines from India.
  • "The vaccines of the Chinese company Sinovac Biotech can be trusted," it said.
Published 03 Apr, 2021 06:41pm
Turkey begins administering Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 shots
World

Turkey begins administering Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 shots

  • Turkey has so far delivered 16.5 million vaccine doses nationwide, including more than 7 million people who have received a second dose of the shots developed by China's Sinovac Biotech.
  • A total of 2.8 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine have arrived in Turkey, with that number expected to reach 4.5 million in the coming days, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday.
Published 02 Apr, 2021 06:21pm
Mexico gets shipment of million vaccine doses from China's Sinovac
World

Mexico gets shipment of million vaccine doses from China's Sinovac

  • Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said earlier in the week that Mexico was upping its orders from China to make up for a vaccine shortfall and would request 22 million more doses.
  • Mexico ordered an additional 10 million doses of Sinovac, in addition to the previously ordered 10 million doses, which are due to arrive between March and May.
Updated 13 Mar, 2021 09:10pm
Mexico to buy 22mn more doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccines
World

Mexico to buy 22mn more doses of Chinese coronavirus vaccines

  • Ebrard said Mexico has put in an order for an additional 10 million doses of China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine to be delivered between May and July, on top of the 10 million already ordered, which are due to arrive between March and May.
Published 09 Mar, 2021 09:13pm
Ukraine approves China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine
Business & Finance

Ukraine approves China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine

  • Ukrainian pharmaceutical company Lekhim - one of Sinovac's partners - has an agreement with the manufacturer to deliver 5 million doses of the vaccine in Ukraine, including 1.9 million via a state procurement scheme.
  • Ukraine started COVID-19 vaccinations in late February but only 19,118 first shots had been given by March 9.
Updated 09 Mar, 2021 09:31pm
Malaysia approves Sinovac, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for use
World

Malaysia approves Sinovac, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for use

  • Malaysia began its vaccination drive on Feb. 24 using a shot developed by US drugmaker Pfizer and German partner BioNTech, as it tries to rein in a spike in infections and help revive an economy that recorded its worst slump in more than two decades last year.
  • Sinovac signed a deal with Malaysia's Pharmaniaga, which will carry out a fill-and-finish process for the vaccine's distribution in Malaysia, before later manufacturing it locally.
Published 02 Mar, 2021 07:17pm
Health workers first in line as Turkey launches Sinovac vaccine rollout
World

Health workers first in line as Turkey launches Sinovac vaccine rollout

  • Turkey has reported more than 2.3 million infections since March and still reports around 10,000 new cases and 170 deaths each day after a month of weekend lockdowns and nightly curfews.
  • We spent around 10 months in white overalls, supporting people as they struggle for life. Health workers know very well that this situation cannot be taken lightly and that the vaccine is needed.
Published 14 Jan, 2021 07:26pm
Singapore says ramping up COVID-19 vaccination drive
World

Singapore says ramping up COVID-19 vaccination drive

  • Singapore started vaccinating healthcare workers on Dec. 30, becoming one of the first Asian countries to start its coronavirus inoculation programme.
  • The nation of 5.7 million people has been reporting relatively very few local cases in recent months and fatalities are among the world's lowest
Published 13 Jan, 2021 06:08pm