The primary consignment of two,00,000 doses of Sputnik V has been current on the Abu Dhabi airport to be transported to Pakistan.
An plane of Pakistan Air Drive (PAF) will airlift the primary batch of the Russian vaccine from Abu Dhabi to the nation, in response to sources.
Lately non-public hospitals in main cities of the nation had began inoculation with Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine imported by a pharmaceutical firm.
Pakistan in its coronavirus vaccination drive principally used vaccines imported from China. The nation on Sunday obtained one other consignment of COVID-19 vaccine from China comprising of 1.2 million doses.
The Ministry of Well being obtained a batch of 10,00,000 doses of the SinoVac and 200,000 jabs of the CanSino vaccine procured from China.
The sources additional shared that one other batch of two million COVID vaccine-SinoVac will attain Islamabad on Could 21.
In a bid to expedite the vaccination course of within the nation, Pakistan has signed contracts for the acquisition of the COVID vaccine with a number of firms together with Chinese language corporations.
Pakistan has just lately began registration of its inhabitants over 30-years for vaccination.
Earlier on Could 9, the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) had introduced that Pakistan obtained almost 12 million doses of corona vaccine to date.
The nation has obtained general 11.9 mln doses of China’s Sinopharm, Sinovac and CanSino COVID-19 vaccines and AstraZeneca from the COVAX, the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) stated in its assertion.
COVAX had supplied 1.23 mln vaccine doses of Oxford College’s AstraZeneca, the NCOC additional stated.