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Karachi Expo Centre facility can now vaccinate 40,000 daily

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Sindh Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho inaugurated the facility at the Expo Centre which can now vaccinate up to 40,000 people in a day.

Shah said that of the 380 vaccination centres in the province, 115 were in Karachi.

Sindh has the capacity of vaccinating up to 200,000 people daily. He said that up to 100,000 people could be vaccinated in Karachi alone.

Of the 250 mobile vaccination units in Sindh, 157 are in Karachi. He said that these units would be particularly used for vaccinating workers of industrial and commercial centres and elderly persons.

Shah said that all staff members of schools had to get the jab before reopening of educational institutions in the province. All retailers in the province had to get the vaccine and had to keep the proof of the vaccination at the shop.

He said that up to 70 per cent of Sindh Police personnel had been vaccinated.

A total of 1.3 million people in Sindh had received the jab including 800,000 in Karachi. Up to 90 per cent of the healthcare workers had been vaccinated against COVID-19, Shah added.

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