Pakistan on Wednesday received a consignment of 3.5 million doses of Pfizer’s anti-coronavirus vaccine from the United States.

This takes the total “number of COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by the United States to Pakistan to 15.7 million,” tweeted the US Embassy in Islamabad.

Earlier, the US had shipped 6.6 million doses of Pfizer vaccines to Pakistan through COVAX to assist the country in vaccinating its population against the coronavirus.

On September 13, the Sindh government received 320,580 doses of Pfizer vaccine from the US through the COVAX facility, the US State Department said in a press release.

According to the government’s official Covid portal NCOC (National Command and Operation Centre), a total of 22,873,298 people have been fully vaccinated in Pakistan as of today.

The story was filed by the News Desk.
The Desk can be reached at info@thecorrespondent.com.pk.

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