Pfizer vaccine only for pilgrims, people on study/work visa: NCOC
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Faisal Sultan said that vaccines would only be administered to people with weak immunity.
In a tweet on Tuesday, Dr Faisal said that 51,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines are being distributed.
Vaccine Statistics:— NCOC (@OfficialNcoc) June 8, 2021
Vaccine administered across Pakistan on 7 June: 353,068
Total vaccine administered till now: 9,559,910
“Pakistan has received 106,000 Pfizer vaccine doses as part of the COVAX program. Punjab will receive 26,000 doses of mRNA vaccines while Sindh will get 12000m, KP to get 8,000 while 2,000 vaccine doses will be provided to Balochistan,” Dr Faisal Sultan said.
Dr Faisal said that Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir will get 1,000 each mRNA vaccines.
Dr Faisal Sultan said that Pfizer can be administered to pregnant women, midwives, hepatitis patients while patients who will have to undergo transplant, could administer this vaccine two weeks before.