Over 200,000 people vaccinated in single day: Asad Umar

Over 200,000 people vaccinated in single day: Asad Umar

Islamabad (Web Desk): Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Wednesday said that the number of people vaccinated crossed 0.2 million on Tuesday.

In a post on Twitter, the minister said that there has been an increase in citizens getting registered for the Covid-19 vaccine.

He added he said that so far more than 5 million citizens had gotten themselves registered.

"If you are 40 years of age or above, please get yourselves registered as soon as possible," Asad Umar said, urging the nation to continue following precautionary measures.

On the other hand, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan rose to 841,636 on Wednesday after 4,113 new coronavirus cases surfaced in the country during the last 24 hours.

According to the government's COVID-19 portal, the death toll related to coronavirus has reached to 18,429 with 119 fatalities reported during the last 24 hours.

Over the last twenty four hours, total number of recovered COVID-19 patients across the country reached 738,727 after another 5,665 virus recoveries were reported.