Punjab’s health minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid has said that all COVID vaccination centres in Punjab will remain open on Sundays. She said that around 18000 to 19000 people are being vaccinated in Punjab on daily basis. Speaking to local media she said, more than 400,000 people, including health professionals and elderly citizens, have thus far been inoculated. Punjab plans to vaccinate all of its elderly population by April-end or May, the minister further stated. “Vaccinating the elderly is the government’s foremost priority,” Yasmin Rashid pointed out. She announced that vaccination centres will stay open on Sundays to ensure as many people get vaccinated at the earliest as possible. All vaccination centers will remain open on Sunday to facilitate elderly citizens who need to be administered second dose which is being administered to all even if they do not receive any message or pin code for the second dose.#PunjabCovidVaccinations — Dr. Yasmin Rashid (@Dr_YasminRashid) April 3, 2021 Pakistan has begun COVID vaccination for the elderly. Vaccination registration for aged 50+ was started on 30th March.