Monday, January 17, 2022

5.6 million children have been vaccinated : Education Minister Murad

Punjab Education Minister Murad Raas stated Monday that over 5.6 million students had been immunised in schools.

The education minister reported that 91 percent of youngsters in public schools and 87 percent in private schools have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Meanwhile, Minister Usman Bazdar has ordered a stepped up vaccination programme in Punjab, where the positive rate is 2.67 percent.

The practise of delivering citizens booster doses should be ensured in all circumstances, he stated today.

He voiced concern about the Omicron version increasing coronavirus cases. The chief minister stated that the Punjab administration is protecting citizens’ lives. COVID-19 has the provincial government on high alert, he said.

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