On Saturday, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar chaired a meeting of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) here in Islamabad to review the Covid-19 situation.
The NCOC session held with Asad Umar in the chair through video link and co-chaired by National Coordinator NCOC Lieutenant General Hamood Uz Zaman Khan.
The meeting was apprised that the single-dose CanSino Covid vaccine administration would commence in all the provinces from Monday onwards.
The forum emphasized that all Covid Vaccination Centers should ensure to facilitate above 65 years age individuals who already have been allowed walk-in vaccination facility.
The NCOC was informed that keeping in view the increasing Covid-19 disease spread, 594 more oxygen beds have been added to dedicated Covid health facilities with special focus on Swat and Peshawar.
It was also decided to enhance the monitoring mechanism to check violation of preventive COVID SOPs.
The meeting also discussed the establishment of call centres at the District level to pursue registered senior citizen for vaccination to further enhance the efficacy of this reach-out drive.