ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday launched vaccination towards the lethal coronavirus, initially for well being staff, and urged the folks to strictly adhere to the Covid-19 Normal Working Procedures (SOPs) to cease its unfold.
After witnessing the administration of Covid-19 vaccine to well being staff right here, the prime minister mentioned within the first section, well being staff, who had been on the front-line within the battle towards coronavirus, in addition to these weak as a consequence of age, can be vaccinated.
He appreciated China for offering 0.5 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to Pakistan. which, he assured, can be judiciously distributed throughout all of the provinces.
The prime minister urged the well being staff to basically get them vaccinated as per the worldwide apply.
Imran Khan mentioned although the coronavirus in Pakistan was subsiding with the grace of Allah Almighty, the folks, nonetheless, ought to proceed to take precautionary measures and observe the SOPs, together with the usage of face masks.
He mentioned opposite to varied international locations, together with the Unites States and United Kingdom, the place round 400,000 and 100,000 folks, respectively, misplaced their lives to the Covid-19 and their economies badly affected as a consequence of lock-downs, the economic system in Pakistan, besides the companies sector, was open and transferring forward.
“We have now already opened faculties and can be opening the hostels as nicely. Coronavirus circumstances are on the decline. However now we have to proceed to observe the SOPs,” he maintained. NNI