Pakistan begins Covid-19 booster dose for people over 30 years of age

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has started Covid-19 booster dose for all people who are over 30 years old.

National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), in a tweet, announced that citizens over 30 years will be eligible for booster dose of their choice.

However, the booster will be administered after 6 months gap from last dose.

Amid rising threat of Omicron variant of coronavirus, the forum has also urged people to follow SOPs, wear mask and ensure complete vaccination if eligible.

On the other hand, Pakistan has reported 2 deaths in the last 24 hours by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 1,297,235. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 28,943 on Monday.

According to the latest figures by the NCOC, 708 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.