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94% population fully vaccinated against Covid

There were 39 new Covid cases reported in the past 24 hours

DNA October 03, 2022

Pakistan’s 94% population has been vaccinated against Covid-19, well-informed sources said on Sunday.

Sources privy to the matter said Sindh remains on top of the list with almost 100% of its eligible population vaccinated against the pandemic, while Islamabad and Punjab remain 2nd and 3rd with 92% and 91% vaccination ratios.

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa has vaccinated 72% and Balochistan has vaccinated 60% of their population. Gilgit-Baltistan has inoculated 65% of its eligible population against Covid-19.

Sources further said 143,190,050 people are eligible for the vaccination against Covid out of which 127,681,157 people have been vaccinated against the deadly virus.

Meanwhile, the country reported 39 new cases of Covid during the past 24 hours, taking the total number of cases to 1,572,112. According to the latest figures by the National Institute of Health (NIH), one death was registered during the last 24 hours.

The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 30,619. Pakistan has conducted 10,371 tests in the past 24 hours and the Covid positivity ratio was recorded at 0.38%.


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