Temporary shortage of Covid jabs at some vaccination centres, says SAPM Faisal


ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health, Dr Faisal Sultan said on Wednesday that 2 million doses of Covid vaccines are still available in the country and supply would improve further after June 20,Speaking at a press conference in Islamabad, Faisal Sultan said that a shortage of vaccines had been reported at some busy vaccination centres, adding that the situation will further improve after 20th June with the availability of additional doses.There are more than 2,000 vaccination centres in the country and the number of visitors varies. So there may be a shortage of vaccines in some centres,” he said.Dr Faisal Sultan has said that 12 million doses of coronavirus vaccines have so far been administered across the country. SAPM said that the government is ensuring procurement of additional doses.He appealed to citizens to strictly follow COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs) in offices and markets to prevent the disease.

It is pertinent to mention here that vaccination centres in Lahore and other parts of Punjab are witnessing a scarcity of COVID-19 vaccine shots.


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