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Pakistan administers 120 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

Pakistan has achieved the milestone of administering 120 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on November 21.

Almost 120,­448,598 doses of vaccine have been administered since the vaccination drive began in the country in February this year, according to National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC).

At least 78.8 million people have received one dose of vaccine and 49 million Pakistanis have become fully vaccinated.

Pakistan COVID statistics (in last 24 hours):

  • Cases: 313
  • Deaths: 4
  • Recovered: 309
  • Tests conducted: 40,019
  • Vaccinated: 215,019

Pakistan has also launched a nationwide campaign to immunize a record number of more than 90 million children against the deadly measles and rubella diseases across Pakistan. Children aged between 9 months and 15 years will be vaccinated and those aged up to five will also receive the oral polio vaccine.

More than 386,000 health professionals and 76,000 vaccinators have been mobilized for the two-week (November 15 – 27) campaign supported by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, WHO and partners.

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