Pakistan’s Covid vaccine tally crosses 10 million mark

12:18 PM | 9 Jun, 2021
Pakistan’s Covid vaccine tally crosses 10 million mark

ISLAMABAD – The vaccine rollout in Pakistan continued at a rapid pace as over 10 million Covid doses have been given across Pakistan as of June 09, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) chief Asad Umar announced Wednesday.

Speaking in a national presser to mark the achievement, the PTI minister said the government's strategy to curb Covid spread during the third wave of the pandemic is effective.

The federal minister also took to his official Twitter, where he wrote that the tally of vaccine doses administered thus far in the country will cross ten million today.

Thankfully, people are signing up for covid-19 vaccination and getting inoculated in large numbers, he said, appealing to the people who have not yet got themselves vaccinated to receive a Covid-19 jab at the earliest.

NCOC, the country’s nerve center on Covid, also shared a tweet that stated that as many as 335,790 people were vaccinated across Pakistan on June 8, taking the total number of doses administered till now to 9,895,700.

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