Pakistan Province May Block SIM Cards of Citizens Who Didn’t Get Covid-19 Vaccines

Pakistan Province May Block SIM Cards of Citizens Who Didn’t Get Covid-19 Vaccines
The government in Pakistan’s largest province, Punjab, has decided to block SIM cards of unvaccinated citizens, reports the Hindustan Times (one of the largest newspapers in India), citing reports from news agency ANI.

Dr. Rashid, the provincial health minister in Pakistan’s Punjab, said that there has been a “considerable decrease” in Covid-19 cases in the province due to mass vaccinations. However, a report compiled by the Punjab primary health department shows that the province still failed to achieve its set target for Covid-19 vaccination, reports ARY News, adding that around 300,000 recipients of the first dose of the vaccine never returned for the second dose since the start of Pakistan’s mass inoculation drive on February 2.

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