ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for Health Noshin Hamid has said that corona vaccine will be provided free of cost to the people in the country.

Speaking to a TV channel, Noshin Hamid said that the government is raising funds for the Corona vaccine, would start vaccinating in the second quarter of 2021 and the vaccine would be made available to the public free of cost.

She said that there was a laboratory at the beginning of the Corona epidemic but now there are more than 150 laboratories, the number of beds and ventilators also increased.

Noshin Hamid said that 2500 oxygen beds have been added across the country but more oxygen beds are needed than ventilators.

It should be noted that the government has decided to book the corona vaccine in advance. The recommendations for the purchase of the corona vaccine were finalized by the NCOC on Monday and yesterday the federal cabinet approved Rs $150 million for the purchase of the vaccine.

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Corona situation in Pakistan

The country is witnessing a sharp rise in deaths and cases during the second wave of Corona, with a record 75 deaths in the last 24 hours, the highest in a single day in four-and-a-half months.

During the last 24 hours, 35,197 tests for corona were carried out across the country, in which 2,829 people were confirmed to have corona virus.

The death toll from Corona in Pakistan has risen to 8,166 and the total number of cases has reached 43,311 while the number of active cases is 49,780.

He said that there was a laboratory at the beginning of the Corona epidemic but now there are more than 150 laboratories, the number of beds and ventilators was increased.

Noshin Hamid said that 2500 oxygen beds have been added across the country but more oxygen beds are needed than ventilators.

It should be noted that the government has decided to book the corona vaccine in advance. The recommendations for the purchase of corona vaccine were finalized by the NCOC on Monday and yesterday the federal cabinet approved Rs 150 million for the purchase of the vaccine. Approved the allocation of dollars.

Corona situation in Pakistan
The country is witnessing a sharp rise in deaths and cases during the second wave of Corona, with a record 75 deaths in the last 24 hours, the highest in a single day in four-and-a-half months.

According to NCOC, During the last 24 hours, 35,197 tests for corona were carried out across the country, in which 2,829 people were confirmed to have coronavirus.

The death toll from Corona in Pakistan has risen to 8,166 and the total number of cases has reached 403,311 while the number of active cases is 49,780.

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