RAHIM YAR KHAN:
As many as 55,611 people have so far been vaccinated against coronavirus in the district.
This was disclosed at a meeting held on Monday with Deputy Commissioner Dr Khurram Shehzad in the chair to review the coronavirus situation and vaccination process in the district.
The meeting was told that the number of active coronavirus cases in the district was 509 and 474 of the patients were isolated at their homes.
The meeting was further told the total number of coronavirus cases in the district had reached 4,963, deaths 192 and recoveries 4,262.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC lauded the role of the departments concerned in implementing coronavirus related standard operating procedures (SOPs) during the holidays of Eidul Fitr and lockdown.
He directed the officers concerned to further improve arrangements in the vaccination centres as the process of registration for vaccination was continuing at a brisk pace.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Revenue Dr Sidra Saleem, Medical Superintendent Sheikh Zayed Hospital Imran Abbas and other officers of the departments concerned also attended the meeting.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 18th, 2021.