Sindh to get second COVID-19 vaccine consignment inside subsequent two days

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A healthcare employee prepares a dose of Chinese-made Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, in Belgrade Fair was a vaccination centre, on January 25, 2021. — AFP/File

Sindh will obtain the second Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine consignment from the federal authorities within the subsequent 24-36 hours, Geo News reported Monday, citing sources.

According to the publication, Pakistan expects to obtain the subsequent vaccine tranche inside a day. The Centre is ready to offer 84,000 jabs to Sindh.

The frontline healthcare staff will probably be knowledgeable of their subsequent vaccine jab via SMS from 1166, sources added.

Earlier, Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Pechuho had stated that the province plans to buy 20 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine instantly from China for its grownup inhabitants.

The authorities is already in contact with the Centre for approvals, she had stated.

Meanwhile, seven extra sufferers died of coronavirus, lifting the dying toll to 4,226, whereas 254 new instances have been detected within the province within the final 24 hours.

Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah, in an announcement, stated that the province’s general instances had reached 254,015, whereas 235,854 sufferers have recovered.