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NCOC directs to register all frontline healthcare workers for Corona vaccine

NCOC directs to register all frontline healthcare workers for Corona vaccine
February 17, 2021

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - The National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) has directed to register all frontline health workers for the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday.

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar urged all frontline healthcare workers to have themselves registered for the coronavirus vaccine. He also said that the institution will take every step to ensure the safety of healthcare workers. "Frontline healthcare workers are our priority," he added.

According to the NCOC, 32,860 frontline healthcare workers have been administered doses of the coronavirus vaccines. In Punjab, the number of frontline healthcare workers vaccinated stand at 15,494 while in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1,639 healthcare workers have been given the vaccine doses.

In Gilgit-Baltistan, 1,013 healthcare workers have been inoculated while in Azad Kashmir, 651 healthcare workers and in Islamabad, 859 have been provided the vaccine.

In Balochistan, the number of healthcare workers who have been vaccinated stands at 252, according to the NCOC.