According to the Punjab health department, The Punjab government has decided to lower the age limit for a coronavirus booster dose as the 5th wave of the COVID-19 pandemic intensifying.
As per details, The citizens aged 18 years and above will be eligible for a booster dose of the vaccine, added that people recovering from the COVID-19 can have booster shots after 28 days.
The DG health Punjab has directed all health chief executive officers to ensure the availability of vaccines at the centre as the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sinopharm and Sinovac can be availed as booster shots.
It must be noted that the provincial health department had said that last day, Approximately 49 more people were found infected with the Omicron variant of coronavirus in Punjab in the last 24 hours,.
The Health department said that 37 of the new cases of this variant were reported in Lahore alone, added that the number of confirmed cases of the new variant in Punjab has jumped to 511, The positivity rate of Omicron cases has risen to 8.3% in Lahore.
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