Sindh to begin second round of COVID-19 vaccination soon

Karachi  (HRNW) The first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is being rolled out in all Sindh districts and efforts are underway to soon begin administering the second dose, Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Pechuho announced Wednesday.

Those who have already received the first dose will get an SMS to update them on the availability of the second dose, Dr Pechuho said at a meeting at the Emergency Operations Centre in Karachi.

A total of 55,458 health workers out of the 198,484 registered have been vaccinated so far. Among those registered, 111,547 are from the public sector and 86,937 from the private sector.

The Sindh health minister has also directed officials to expand immunisation to the taluka level.

As demand grows, both public and private facilities will have to be utilised to accommodate as many people as possible.

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