The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Pakistan (population: 220 million) exceeded 1.2 million at the end of 2021, with around 29,000 deaths registered.
Pakistan has seven approved vaccines being administered to the population. Around 30% of the population had been fully vaccinated by the end of 2021, and an additional 12% partially vaccinated. With the concerted efforts of the Government of Pakistan and international organizations, daily vaccination numbers increased from 400,000 doses in May 2021 to more than 1 million during December 2021.
A study of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in low- and low-middle income countries found that vaccine acceptance was lowest in Burkina Faso (66.5%, CI 63.5–69.5%) and Pakistan (66.5%, CI 64.1–68.9%). In Pakistan, this may be related to negative historical experiences with foreign-led vaccination campaigns.
PEOPLE IN PAKISTAN
CASES OF COVID-19