8,054 people receive Chinese vaccine against corona

Kathmandu: 8,054 people have been vaccinated against covid-19 in two days. Of those given priority on Wednesday and Thursday, 8,054 were vaccinated. The government has decided to vaccinate people in the age group of 18 to 59 years.

The 800,000 doses of Verosel vaccine received with the grant assistance of the Chinese government has been given to 23 places in 7 districts including Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Kavre, Sindhupalchok, Nuwakot and Rasuwa from Wednesday. The Ministry of Health and Population has decided to conduct a week-long vaccination campaign.

The vaccine will be given to students studying in China on scholarships, citizens preparing to study in China, and Nepali businessmen doing business. And employees working in essential services, hotel trekking, advertising and the Internet, and traders in medicine, fruit, and vegetables will also be vaccinated. The Ministry of Health has stated that the second dose should be given 28 days after the first dose.