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C0VID-19 Vaccination – Azad Kashmir

Senior Citizens (65+) – Send your CNIC no to 1166 to get registered. Walk in to nearest vaccination centre and get yourself vaccinated.
Senior Citizens (60-64) – For registration, SMS your CNIC no to 1166 from any mobile no or visit nims.nadra.gov.pk. Vaccine Centre and date will be communicated through SMS.
Senior Citizens (50-59) – Registeration has been started from 30th March. For registration, SMS your CNIC no to 1166 from any mobile no or visit nims.nadra.gov.pk. Vaccine Centre and date will be communicated through SMS.
Registered HCWs – Vaccination Centre and date will be communicated through SMS.
What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
Corona Virus SYMPTOMS

It can take up to 14 days for symptoms of coronavirus to appear. The main symptoms to look out for are:

Fever – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature). It is a common sign and also may appear in 2-10 days if you affected.
How is the virus transmitted?
It’s likely that the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) originated in an animal species, and then spread to humans.
Person to person spread of the novel corona virus is reported, but it is not yet understood how easily this happens.
Other human coronavirus strains are spread from person to person through contaminated droplets from a person who is sick with the illness (through coughing or sneezing) or contaminated hands.

Coughing – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual).

Shortness Of Breath – Around 1 out of every 6 people who get COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.
Ways to prevent the disease

Use Face Masks When In Closed And Crowded Places
Cover coughs and sneezes with tissues.

Avoid Crowd

As an individual, you can lower your risk of infection by reducing your rate of contact with other people. Avoiding public spaces and unnecessary social gatherings, especially events with large numbers of people or crowds, will lower the chance that you will be exposed to the coronavirus as well as to other infectious diseases like flu.

Hand Hygiene

Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.

Sick People
Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness.
Travelers entering Pakistan
Currently, the Government is making all-out efforts to deal with a rapidly evolving situation which is a challenge, not only for Pakistan but the whole world – and ensuring that we take proactive, comprehensive, and coordinated steps to bring back our nationals who wish to return to Pakistan.
For International Travelers, please view the detailed travel guidelines by clicking here. The complete SOPs for traveling to Pakistan can be found on the page here.

Travelers entering Pakistan must:
Provide traveler contact information through:The PassTrack mobile app or
An accessible web-based form
Undergo screening by a health official
Provide a certificate of negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test (see below)
Mandatory COVID-19 RT-PCR required prior to travel
Starting 5th October 2020, all International Travelers coming to Pakistan have to follow these instructions . The countries in Category A are exempted from mandatory COVID-19 testing, Countries in Category B will require a mandatory negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test that has to be taken within 72 hours of the travel date, and the countries in Category C are restricted and are only allowed as per guidelines by NCOC.
Updated List effective from 23rd March 2021  
Source: The information published here was taken from government of Pakistan website. https://covid.gov.pk/ on 4 April 2021

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