Govt focusing on vaccinating maximum people in short time: Yasmin

Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid says government is focusing on vaccinating maximum people in short time, as per day, around 300,000 people are being inoculated.

In a statement, she said around 80 percent of government employees have been vaccinated against Covid -19.

She said delta variant of COVID has been diagnosed in recent tests and it is much dangerous as compared to other variants as it spreads very fast. The Minister said government has taken special steps to prevent the spread of virus on the occasion of Eid ul Adha.

Meanwhile, Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid called on Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar in Lahore and briefed him about the arrangements made for dealing with the fourth corona wave.

Expressing concern over the hike in corona cases, the Chief Minister directed for effective implementation of SOPs. He urged the citizens to be more careful as the infection is soaring due to non-implementation of SOPs.

Source: Radio Pakistan