Half of Islamabad’s eligible inhabitants absolutely vaccinated: Umar

Federal metropolis turns into first to acheive milestone; different cities urged to speed up administration of second Covid jab


ISLAMABAD:

Nationwide Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) Chief Asad Umar introduced on Sunday that Islamabad had turn out to be the primary metropolis in Pakistan with half of its eligible inhabitants absolutely vaccinated.

Umar took to his official Twitter deal with to announce that at the least 50% of these 15 years of age and older have been vaccinated within the federal capital.

He added that, “71% of Islamabad eligible inhabitants has obtained at the least 1 dose.” The federal minister referred to as for different cities to additionally speed up the administration of second jab towards Covid to their inhabitants.

 

Umar’s tweet comes two days after the NCOC prolonged the coronavirus-induced restrictions in 24 districts of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad Capital Territory for one more week within the wake of excessive prevalence of the pandemic illness.

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The discussion board, which serves because the nerve centre of the federal government’s unified technique to include the unfold of the illness, had imposed some extra restrictions in 24 districts from September 4-11, closing colleges and indoor gatherings and limiting public transport.

Up to now 24 hours, Islamabad reported 270 new circumstances of Covid and one dying. There have been additionally 514 recoveries.

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