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Punjab scaling up vaccination process: Dr Yasmin

LAHORE   –  Punjab started two new vaccination centres in the provincial capital, Central Park Teaching Hospital and THQ Kahna, on Tuesday as Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid visited these centers to personally monitor the working. 

The Minister was accompanied by Secretary Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department Sarah Aslam and Commissioner Lahore Division Captain (retired), Usman Younis during the visit.  Overall, 35 counters have been set up at both the centers with cumulatively capacity to vaccinate over 3000 people per day. 

The Health Minister said, “These two centres will facilitate people of Kahna and adjacent areas on Ferozepur Road. People are turning up in large numbers at these two centres. We have adequate amount of vaccine available at these two centers. People will be vaccinated at these two centres on daily basis. We are increasing the number of vaccination centres in Punjab. 

So far we have vaccinated over 1.9 million people in Punjab. The vaccination process is ongoing at a very good pace across the province.”

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