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74 per cent population in Kathmandu valley vaccinated against COVID-19


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2021 Oct 08, 20:06, Kathmandu
The old men getting vaccinated in Tarakeshwor 8, Kathmandu on July 14, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews

Thirty-three per cent of the total population in the country has been vaccinated against COVID-19 so far. The vaccination was conducted as per the target set against coronavirus till October 17.

Similarly, 81 per cent population of Kathmandu Valley — Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur- have already got the first dose of the vaccine while 74 per cent received a full dose of vaccine. There are 2,129,773 people above 18 years in Kathmandu Valley.

Joint-Spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr Samir Kumar Adhikari, said that 40 per cent population has got the first dose of the vaccine while a full dose of vaccine against COVID-19 has been administered to 32 per cent population.

A total of 872,705 people have got their first shot of vaccine while 690,164 got a full dose of vaccine against coronavirus, he shared. The government has set a target to administer vaccines against COVID-19 to 21,756,763 people above 18 years. 

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