In a meeting chaired by Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid regarding the Covid-19 situation in the province, several recommendations were given by officials to speed up the vaccination process, SAMAA has reported.

During the meeting, the option to block the SIM cards of citizens who refuse to get themselves vaccinated against the coronavirus was also considered. Health officials also recommended in the meeting to ban the entry of unvaccinated citizens to shopping malls and restaurants.

“It is difficult to get rid of the coronavirus pandemic without vaccination,” said Dr Yamin Rashid during the meeting.


Meanwhile, National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) chief Asad Umar on Wednesday announced that 10 million doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in Pakistan so far.