Minister for Planning Asad Umar tweeted Thursday about the importance of meeting vaccination targets to avoid the fifth wave of COVID-19.
In his tweet he said people will remain vulnerable if they are unvaccinated, irrespective of the decline in cases.
The second dose is vital for protection against COVID-19, he said.
He said best vaccination progress was in places like Islamabad, Peshawar, Gilgit and Mirpur while the progress is good in Skardu, Charsadda and Sargodha.
However, the following places needed improvement: Hyderabad, Nowshera, Faisalabad, Quetta, Karachi, Mingora and Mardan.
For the sixth day in a row, Pakistan reported under 1,000 cases of Covid in a day. According to data by NCOC, the breakdown of cases and deaths by province are as follows:
Sindh: 318 cases, 2 deaths Punjab: 162 cases, 8 deaths Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: 94 cases, 5 deaths Islamabad: 28 cases, 1 death Balochistan: 11 cases Azad Jammu and Kashmir: 5 cases Gilgit-Baltistan: 4 cases
In related news, the NCOC tweeted the latest vaccine statistics showing 753,557 people had been vaccinated thus far on October 20.