Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister (SACM) for Information and spokesperson for the provincial government Hasaan Khawar has said Punjab is leading all provinces with 63% population receiving first dose of Covid-19 vaccine.
Punjab Health Department has administered Covid-19 vaccine to over 50 million people with at least one dose and 30 million with two doses.
Addressing a news conference on Saturday, the SACM highlighted that the Covid-19 cases were declining in the province so the government has launched a door-to-door vaccination campaign namely RED, “Reach Every Door”, with the help of 12,000 mobile vaccination teams. From October 25 to November 12, 13 million people were vaccinated in the first phase of this special campaign.
“All credit of a successful strategy to deal with coronavirus goes to Prime Minister Imran Khan. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and Health Minister Dr Yasmeen Rashid along with her team have successfully managed to vaccine the highest number of citizens in the province,” he remarked.
The Punjab government spokesman added that the previous government operated upon dual standards of health and education for the rich and the poor.