Federal Minister for Planning, Development, Reforms and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Wednesday has announced to open coronavirus vaccine registration for citizens aged 30 and above from May 16 (Sunday).
In a post on social-networking website Twitter, the minister posted, “As vaccine supply continues to improve and vaccination capacity gets enhanced in all federating units, we continue to expand the categories of those who are eligible to get vaccinated.”
As vaccine supply continues to improve and vaccination capacity gets enhanced in all Federating units, we continue to expand the categories of those who are eligible to get vaccinated. Starting sunday the 16th of May, registration will be open to all 30 years and older citizens — Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) May 12, 2021
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Starting Sunday the 16th of May, registration will be open to all 30 years and older citizens, he added.
Earlier in the day, the process of walk-in coronavirus vaccination for the citizens of age 40 and above was also begun from today. The people who had registered themselves were given facility to walk into any vaccination center of their choice and get vaccinated.
On the other hand, Pakistan has reported 104 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 867,446. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 19,210.
According to the latest figures issued by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 2,869 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.