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Manang, Mustang and East Rukum fully vaccinated against COVID-19


Nepalnews
2021 Sep 23, 6:58, Kathmandu
Volunteer filling up the vaccination card in Teaching Hospital, Maharjgung on August 3, 2021. Photo: Prasan Gurung/Nepalnews

The targeted communities in three districts-Manang, Mustang, and East Rukum- have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

According to Dr Krishna Prasad Poudel, spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population, all targeted communities in these districts have received vaccines against the deadly infection.

In Kathmandu, 40 per cent of the target groups have received the jab while 41 per cent have been gotten vaccinated in Bhaktapur. Similarly, 30 per cent of the target groups in Lalitpur district have got the vaccine.

So far, around 18 per cent of the total population has been inoculated, said Spokesperson Poudel.

The government aims to administer vaccines against COVID-19 to 33 per cent of people until mid-October this year while preparations were afoot to vaccinate over 21.2 million population.

Over 6.2 million people have received the first dose of the vaccine while over 5.7 million people have been fully vaccinated, informed the Ministry. 

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