ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has reported 5,395 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the highest daily infection since June last year with 739,818, the government said on Thursday.
Pakistan, 118 people died from the coronavirus in fighting the 24th case.
In the past 24 hours, Pakistan has conducted 64,685 COVID-19 tests, the highest epidemic test in a day since February 2020.
On Wednesday, the Coronavirus Pandemic Organization of Pakistan (NCOC) released a new approach to stop the spread of the virus during the holy month of Ramadan. “Wide blockade” with strict protocols.
Pakistani media reported Wednesday that the country plans to work with China
to develop a vaccine against the single strain of the coronavirus.
- Pakistan offers free vaccines to leading healthcare workers and people over 50, but so far the campaign has been slow, with the country allowing it to be commercialized last month.
Initially, two Russian Sputnik V shots were sold to the general public in a package of two sizes for about 12,000 Pakistani rupees ($ 80).
Pakistan’s The Express Tribune reported that Air Force General Aamer Ikram, executive director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), told the National Assembly Committee on Wednesday the country had asked China to transfer technology to the CanSinoBio coronavirus vaccine. Still pakistan And the ingredients will arrive this month
“We hope to be able to prepare the vaccine by the end of April,” he said. “The GAO has purchased all the necessary equipment and chemicals.”
Ikram said the Pakistan team is ready to carry out its mission under the leadership of the Chinese team based in Pakistan.
Pakistan’s planning minister said Tuesday that 1.3 million people have been vaccinated in the country, 220 million people.