LAHORE: Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid has said that vaccination centers will now remain open on Sunday as well. Around 400,000 people have been vaccinated including the elderly and health professionals.
According to details, Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid while talking to ARY News said that vaccination of senior citizens of the province is our priority and it is planned to vaccinate all senior citizens by this month or next month.
Dr Yasmeen Rashid said that 400,000 people including elders and health professionals have been vaccinated and 18,000 to 19,000 people are being vaccinated on a daily basis.
The Punjab Health Minister said that now we will keep our vaccination centers open even on Sundays. People with disabilities who cannot go to vaccination centers should call 1033. Ambulances will go to the homes of people with disabilities and administer vaccines.
Referring to the vaccine, he said that we have the vaccine of all the registered persons, Punjab has been given more doses of 200,000 vaccines, the federal government will provide more vaccines to the Punjab government.
Dr. Yasmeen Rashid said that we have received 20,000 doses of Can Cyano vaccine, we will get the vaccine as per the demand, Punjab has allocated Rs 1.5 billion to buy its own vaccine.
The provincial minister said that most of the population in Punjab is under 30 years of age, 2 Corona centers have been opened in Lahore, the third center will be opened on Monday.
Referring to the disappearance of Corona vaccine, he said that now all the vaccinating hospitals will be audited, the audit will see whether they have adopted our method or not.