ISLAMABAD, (MANEND NEWS): Pakistan will receive another batch of
over a million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China next week.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services,
Regulations and Coordination Dr. Faisal Sultan said in a tweet on
Sunday that the country has placed orders for the purchase of
Sinopharm and CanSino vaccines from China which will be received
within a few days. He said several million additional doses are in the
pipeline will be delivered in April.
Pakistan is currently vaccinating frontline healthcare workers and
senior citizens using Sinopharm doses donated by China.
According to latest statistics by the National Command and Operation
Center,Fifty-seven more deaths and 4767 new cases of Coronavirus
were reported across the country during the last twenty four hours.
The death toll due to Covid-19 pandemic has now mounted to 14,215
while 595,929 patients have fully recovered from the disease so far.