4.4 million doses of Vero cell vaccine to arrive by Friday from China

Kathmandu: The Ministry of Health and Population has stated that 4.4 million doses of vaccine against corona virus will arrive in Nepal from China by next Friday.

According to the ministry, out of the six million doses of Vero cell vaccine purchased from China, 1.6 million doses had already arrived. Nepal Airlines Corporation is going to Beijing, the capital of China on September 15 to get the remaining four million doses of vaccine. The aircraft will bring vaccines to Kathmandu by Friday.

The Ministry of Health has decided to bring four million doses of Moderna vaccine for children under the age of 18. Similarly, Minister of State for Health Umesh Shrestha has publicly stated that the process of bringing six million doses of Pfizer vaccine has started.

According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health, the number of people fully vaccinated in Nepal has reached 17.41 percent. Similarly, the number of people who have been vaccinated for the first time is 19.45 percent.