Pakistan’s largest city, Karachi, has launched a visit campaign to vaccinate women who are lagging behind men in coronavirus (Covid-19) coverage as the country enters the fifth wave of the pandemic. Yes, a senior official said yesterday.
Yesterday, Pakistan reported about 1,300 cases in one day. This is the highest aggregate in 2 months with a positive rate of 2.5%. The positive rate for Karachi increased from 4.74% on December 31st to 10%.
Kasim Shiraji Sumro, Secretary-General of the Sindh Government’s Parliament, told Reuters that “a significant number of housewives have not been vaccinated and are attending weddings without face masks. “
In contrast, the vaccination rate for male families who go to work is higher than the vaccination rate for females.
The provincial government campaign will deploy female healthcare workers who have long played a key role in national polio vaccination campaigns in South Asian countries.
“We plan to target urban and later clusters in rural areas,” said Parliamentary Secretary.
About 70 million people in Pakistan, or 32% of the population, have been vaccinated twice.
The first case of the Omicron variant was reported in Karachi on December 13, and the federal government confirmed that Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad saw most cases and that the fifth pandemic in the country had begun.
The government has not yet announced new restrictions, but it is urging people to follow precautionary measures.
The government has granted additional immunity to citizens over the age of 30 since Monday.
Children over the age of 12 are vaccinated at school.
http://www.gulf-times.com/story/707590/Door-to-door-Covid-19-vaccination-for-women-launch Door-to-door sales for women started in Karachi Covid-19 vaccination