Qadir Patel, the federal minister of health, announced that the government will shortly begin immunizing children more than five years old against COVID-19.
In Islamabad, he was speaking at a news conference.
In September of last year, Pakistan launched a statewide campaign to immunize children over 12 in educational institutions.
According to the minister, wearing a mask is now required on domestic flights, railways, and at public events.
At a social distance, individuals should wear masks and use hand sanitizer.
He said that in recent days, there has been an increase in the number of COVID-positive patients.