The Punjab government has decided to launch a door-to-door coronavirus vaccination drive, to achieve the vaccination target set by the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), in five major cities of the province.
Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar, on Saturday, announced that a special door-to-door vaccination drive is being launched from Monday, to reach the maximum number of citizens in five major cities, including Lahore, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala and Multan.
He directed the officials concerned to kick-start a special campaign, which will last till August 10, to vaccinate as many citizens as possible. During this special campaign, mobile teams will visit markets, bazaars and commercial areas to vaccinate the shopkeepers as well as citizens.
Patients visiting hospitals and their attendants will also be vaccinated, he highlighted.
Buzdar instructed divisional commissioners and deputy commissioners to play an active and vibrant role in the success of this special campaign.
The CM said he would be personally monitoring this campaign and the government would achieve its target of vaccination.
He underlined vaccination is of utmost necessity to stop the spread of the fourth wave of coronavirus. Citizens can protect themselves from corona by getting a vaccination.