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Tuesday May 11 2021
By
Web Desk

Punjab decides to vaccinate journalists against coronavirus on priority basis

By
Web Desk

  • Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has directed to vaccinate journalists against coronavirus on a priority basis.
  • As per details, the chief minister has accepted the recommendations of the Cabinet Committee on Corona Control.
  • He has also directed the health department to take steps under a comprehensive strategy.


LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has directed the authorities to make arrangement for the vaccination of journalists against coronavirus on a priority basis, Jang reported on Tuesday.

As per details, the chief minister accepted the recommendations of the Cabinet Committee on Corona Control.

Read more: COVID-19: Pakistan’s death toll crosses 19,000 mark with 113 new fatalities

CM Buzdar, in a statement, said that after Eid, journalists would be vaccinated against coronavirus on a priority basis.

In this regard, he directed the authorities to look into the establishment of special centres at the press clubs.

He has also directed the health department to take steps under a comprehensive strategy.

With 9,125 deaths, Punjab reported the highest number of deaths. The coronavirus positivity ratio in Pakistan stands at 7.93%.