One million Sinopharm vaccines distributed to federating units, NCOC told


The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday expressed concerns over non-adherence to Covid-19 SOPs by the masses.

“The forum expressed concerns over non-implementation of NCOC instructions on adherence to SOPs on wearing of masks, social distancing and commercial timings,” read the statement. The NCOC session headed by its chairman Asad Umar and co-chaired by National Coordinator Lieutenant General Hamood-Uz-Zaman Khan was held in Islamabad.

It was observed that one million Sinopharm vaccines purchased by Pakistan have been received and distributed amongst all federating units. The communique added that the provinces [are] to ensure that vaccination targets set by the authority are vigorously pursued.

It was also decided that senior citizens of ages over 65 years can walk into the designated vaccination centres to receive doses through an on-spot registration facility.


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