Pakistan to receive another batch of 1 million COVID - 19 vaccines

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Pakistan to receive another batch of 1 million COVID - 19 vaccines

*ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) Dr. Faisal Sultan on Sunday said that Pakistan will receive another batch of 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China next week. *

While speaking in the ARY News program ‘Sawal Ye Hai’, Faisal Sultan said that vaccines imported by the private sector will also be available in the market in the coming days.

“Country will receive 1 million doses of Sinopharm and CanSino vaccines from China within a few days,” he said, adding that several million additional doses are in the pipeline will be delivered in April.

He said that the third Covid wave is dangerous and mostly spreading in nine cities of the country. “Lahore, Peshawar, Islamabad are cities where Covid-19 spreading sharply.”

Dr Faisal Sultan said that violation of Covid-related SOPs in wedding ceremonies become the main reason for a sharp increase in Covid cases in the country.