At least 70 more Pakistanis died due to Coronavirus across the country

At least 70 more Pakistanis died due to Coronavirus

At least 70 more Pakistanis died due to Coronavirus across the country.

According to NCOC, 4,825 new positive cases also reported during the last twenty-four hours.

These figures came to fore after 50,161 tests conducted.

At least 70 more Pakistanis died due to Coronavirus

The National Command and Operation Center further said the death toll has reached 17,187.

Now, the total number of confirmed cases stood at 800,452 across the country.

However, 4862 patients remains in critical condition.

Meanwhile, the National Command and Operation Center has decided to open up registration of forty plus age citizens for Covid-19 vaccination from tomorrow.

The NCOC made this decision in Islamabad during a meeting Monday.

Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar presided.

Later, a posted a tweet regarding that decision.

He said NCOC decided to allow walk-in vaccination of all registered citizens of above fifty age.

Moreover, he said the citizens who are forty years or older can register and encourage others to register.

Govt seeks Army’s assistance

Meanwhile, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed released a video message on Sunday.

He said that Pakistan Army, at a critical time, has been given responsibility to assist the civil administration to get implemented the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to prevent spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

He further said that the government has issued a notification to this effect.

Under that, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad Capital Territory, Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Kashmir can sought services of military troops as per their needs for implementation of SOPs.

Furthermore, he said the government made this decision in the wake of increasing Covid cases in the country.

Meanwhile, PIA planes brought 1 million doses of COVID 19 vaccine from China.

Three planes of Pakistan International Airlines carried a consignment of one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine.


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