ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) on Wednesday issued four days after it was allowed to vaccinate people over the age of 300 against Kovid 1 against people with computerized national identity cards (CNICs) over the age of one. Decided to open registration.).
The decision will benefit about one million people and will enable 100 percent of the vaccinated population to register.
In addition, 2,7 people were infected with the virus and 65 people died in the last two hours, a national positive rate of 4.61 percent.
Announcing the decision via tweet, Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Minister Asad Omar said, “In today’s NCO meeting, we have decided to open vaccination registration for those aged 19 and above. This registration will start from tomorrow[Thursday]. So registration will now be open to the entire national population, which has been approved by health experts for the COVD-1 vaccine. ”
A senior official at the Ministry of National Health Services, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that 100 million people over the age of 1 have more than 1 million people per year and “we are targeting 700 million for vaccines to achieve heart disease.”
“The number of people over the age of 500 is 27 million, the number of people between the ages of 0 and 100 has dropped by 120 million, while 22 million people are in the age group of 400 to 100 years,” said an NHS ministry official.
“Once people in that age group are registered, we start vaccinating them,” he said.
Asked if NCOC chief Asad Omar had mentioned in his tweet that people aged 1 year and above could register, the official said vaccines available for those over 1 year of age were not recommended, and he (Omar) boycotted them. From her tweet.
“All persons with valid CNICs can register themselves and get vaccinated in their turn,” the official said, adding that a CNIC was required for the vaccine and the person was only eligible to apply for an identity card at the age of 18 years.
“It takes some time to get CNIC, so no one will be vaccinated after reaching 18 years of age. Mr Omar also said that registration would be open to the entire national population, which was approved by health experts at Kovid1for. Vaccination, ”he added.
NHS officials said that so far, Pfizer has collected enough data to vaccinate people under the age of 18. “As more data becomes available, there may be developments for other vaccines in the future,” he added.
In response to another question, he said there was no shortage of vaccines as about a million doses were in the pipeline and many would reach various channels, including Covax, which had promised to provide free vaccinations to 20 per cent of Pakistan’s population.
The National Institute of Health said on Tuesday that 1,200,000 doses of the Covid 1 vaccine had been packed locally and that the program was expected to begin by the end of this month.
It may also be mentioned here that the University of Health Sciences has also started work on a protocol to start trials for nasal vaccines, which do not require syringes.
Meanwhile, NCOC figures show 2,72 new incidents and 65 deaths in a single day. 2617 patients were on ventilator while the number of active 2 cases was 600,26868 till May 2.
Across the country so far 90,8,776 people infected with coronavirus have been found, of which 8,227,843 recovered healthy and 20,465. Died
In addition, 4,65,654 patients were admitted to various hospitals.