The Pakistani National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) announced on Wednesday that they make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for all public and private sector employees.
Even though the spread of the virus is declining in the Asian country and the NCOC decided to ease some of the restrictions the local governmnet thinks this is the only way to put an end to the epidemic. In Pakistan, the 10 millionth vaccine dose was administered on Wednesday and the government plans to inoculate all the 70 million citizens by the end of the year – dawn.com wrote.
Meanwhile, in Hungary, eight patients, generally elderly with co-morbidities, died over the past 24 hours, while 199 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Friday. So far 5,324,996 people have received a first jab, while 4,157,681 have been fully vaccinated.
The number of active infections has declined to 52,272, while hospitals are treating 442 Covid patients, 51 of whom need respiratory assistance. There are 6,182 people in official quarantine, while 5,962,887 tests have been officially carried out.
Since the first outbreak, 806,790 infections have been registered, while fatalities have risen to 29,904. Fully 724,614 people have made a recovery.
So far, most infections have been registered in Budapest and Pest County, followed by the counties of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Győr-Moson-Sopron and Hajdú-Bihar.
Source: MTI, dawn.com