Sharing an update on Twitter, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Tuesday said that over 150,000 people were vaccinated in a day for the first time in Pakistan a day earlier.
On Monday, the federal minister said that more than 164,000 people were vaccinated against coronavirus.
“Yesterday, for the first time, the number of single-day vaccinations exceeded one and a half million. A total of more than 164,000 people were vaccinated.”The Tweet read.
The minister also said that Monday was the first-day vaccination started for people who are 40 or more across Pakistan.
Currently, Pakistan is vaccinating people who are 40 plus and healthcare workers with Chinese vaccines.
Furthermore, a digital portal has been launched by the federal government for the registration through which a code is assigned to the person and then they can go to a designated vaccination center and get a jab.
On April 29, the minister had previously announced that over 100,000 people had been vaccinated across Pakistan, for the second consecutive day.