The Federal Ministry of Health said the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses taken in the country exceeded Rs 134.53 crore on Tuesday. More than 6,217,862 doses of vaccine had been administered as of 7 p.m. The ministry said that the number of daily vaccinations is expected to increase as the final reports for the day are compiled by late night.
A nationwide vaccination campaign was launched on January 16 with health care workers vaccinated in the first phase. The vaccination of frontline workers (FLWs) began on February 2. The next phase of the Covid-19 vaccine has started from March 1 for people over 60 and those over 45 with specific comorbid conditions.
The country has launched vaccination for all people over 45 from April 1.
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