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100-year-old Karachi resident gets vaccinated for coronavirus

A number of Pakistani celebrities including President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi have also been vaccinated

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Vaccination in Pakistan: 100-year-old Karachi resident gets vaccinated for coronavirus.

The man Karachi resident has been vaccinated for coronavirus notified Sindh Health Department on Wednesday.

According to the Sindh Health Department, an elderly named Israel Ahmed Minai received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a private hospital in Karachi on March 12.

Before administering the vaccine shot, Mr. Minai’s blood pressure, sugar, and other important tests were conducted.

He was kept under observation for 30 minutes after getting the vaccine dose.

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In Pakistan, the second COVID-19 vaccination drive is currently underway for people above 60-years of age.

Citizens aged 60 and above have been advised to register for vaccination through mobile phones.

Here is how one can register for receiving a vaccination dose.

Text message your CNIC number (without spaces and dashes) to the government’s official 1166 number to register.

The text message can be sent from any mobile phone number in Pakistan.

The government will send a text message you back a confirmation message containing the following information:

  • Your vaccine centre
  • The date
  • Your PIN code (which the vaccinator will ask for to verify it is you at the centre)

A person  can also register for vaccination at the government’s website:nims.nadra.gov.pk

A number of Pakistani celebrities including President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi along with his wife have also been vaccinated after registering with the government’s COVID-19 vaccination program.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.