Students to get second dose of covid vaccine from Monday

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Kathmandu: The government has announced to give second dose of covid vaccine to children in 27 districts between the ages of 5 and 12 starting from Monday.

Those children who have received first dose of vaccine against corona can receive second dose of vaccine from Monday till July 24 at their own schools or nearby school premises.

From Monday, the second dose of vaccination will be given in Jhapa, Ilam, Morang and Sunsari of Province 1, Saptari, Dhanusha, Parsa, Siraha and Mahottari of Madhesh Province, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Kavre, Chitwan, Sindhuli and Makwanpur districts of Bagmati Province.

Similarly, the ministry informed that vaccination campaign will be conducted in Kaski and Nawalpur of Gandaki Province, Nawalparasi West, Rupandehi, Banke, Dang and Bardia of Lumbini, Surkhet of Karnali and Kailali Kanchanpur and Dadeldhura of Sudurpaschim Province.