Pakistan has begun coronavirus vaccination for people aged 30 years and above across the country from today (Saturday).
The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) tweeted,
Vaccination for 30 -40 years begins today! Register yourself by sending CNIC to 1166. On receiving SMS, visit the mentioned vaccination center on the given date (or afterward) and get vaccinated.
The Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reforms & Special Initiatives, Asad Umar, announced earlier, “In today’s National Command Operation Center (NCOC) meeting, it has been decided to open up vaccination for 30 years and older starting tomorrow”.
The minister, who also heads the NCOC, also stated, “The messages for those who are being scheduled will go out today”.
Meanwhile, the NCOC has confirmed that 1,193,441 people have been administered the vaccination against COVID-19, and 2,631,873 have been partially inoculated. It added that 176,907 people had been vaccinated over the last twenty-four hours.