Asad Umar commended the performance of all the federating units to achieve this milestone.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar on Tuesday has said that the target of one million vaccinations in a day has been achieved.

In a post on social-networking website Twitter, the minsiter said one million and seventy two thousand vaccinations were carried out yesterday.

He commended the performance of all the federating units to achieve this milestone.

Asad Umar said Islamabad has become the first city in Pakistan with a population of one million or more to get fifty percent of its eligible population vaccinated with at least one dose. 

So far, 25,208,663 people have received their first dose of coronavirus vaccine and 879,181 in last 24 hours. 6,720,918 citizens have been inoculated second dose of the vaccine and 192,991 in last 24 hours.

The number of total administered doses has escalated to 31,929,581 with 1,072,172 in the last 24 hours.