It was learned on a daily basis that the Sindh government would receive 2 million doses of AstraZeneca in the first week of March through Kovacs.
To date, 37,193 healthcare workers have been vaccinated against polio, according to the Sindh Health Department. “In the initial phase, health authorities plan to vaccinate only frontline healthcare and other workers against polio, including those providing medical care under Code 19,” the spokesman said.
A spokesman for the health minister said, “The Chinese government has donated 500,000 CoV-19 doses, of which Sindh has received 83,000 doses of Cenoform and we are about to receive another consignment of Cenoform 19 vaccine of 83,000. Which will only be for health care workers. ” . There are 320,000 health care workers in the health department in Sindh. 180,000 of them formed the front line staff.
Sindh Health Minister Dr. Azra Pechoho said that the province intends to purchase 20 million doses of coronavirus vaccine directly from China for its adult population, adding that the government is already in touch with the Center for approval. A spokesman for the health minister was contacted by the China Daily Times to find out the status of China’s purchase of 20 million food items, but said no order had been made yet.
According to the Health Department, the Sindh Information Department has set up 15 immunization centers in the province, including ten in Karachi, two in the southern and eastern districts, three in the central and one in the Korangi, Malir and western districts. The center has been set up. In other districts of Sindh where polio centers have been set up, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Larkana, Mirpur Khas and another center will be operational in Sukkur this week.
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