Lahore   -   Provincial Minister for Disaster Management Mian Khalid Mehmood said on Tuesday that Covid-19 had proved to be the most dangerous pandemic of the century which simultaneously affected health and economy all over the world.

In a statement, he said the Punjab government has been taking revolutionary steps to protect people against coronavirus from day one. “More than 12,000 teams in all districts will go door to door in every city and village to vaccinate people.” The minister said during the ongoing door-to-door corona vaccination campaign, vaccination facility will be provided to all those who have not yet been vaccinated. He added vaccination facility will also be available for those who are waiting for the second dose after the first dose.

He said Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has directed all public bodies including the provincial and district administrations to play an active role and ensure the success of the campaign through public awareness.

The provincial minister said all efforts to eradicate Covid-19 and dengue can be fruitful only if the people along with the government show responsibility. “I heartily appeal to the people to take advantage of the door-to-door vaccination campaign of the Punjab government and vaccinate all their families,” he added.