SCCI for increase in vaccination centers in KP

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Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) on Monday urged Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s provincial health authorities to increase the number of booster shot points in the city.
In a statement issued on Monday, SCCI president Hasnain Khurshid said that after the reported case of Covid-19 new variant ‘Omicron’ in Pakistan, provincial health department should establish more Covid-19 booster points across the province. He said existing vaccination centers were insufficient.
“People are highly scared after the report of new Covid-19 variant Omicron in Pakistan and want to immediately inoculate themselves to safe from this virus” he noted.
Hasnain said that business community was adversely affected by Covid-19 restrictions, and after the advent of the new variant, traders were ready to take a booster shot.
He urged government to take special initiatives for vaccination of business community through special mobile teams and by setting up special vaccination camps outside bazaars, shopping markets and other major business hubs in order to secure them from dangers of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron.