KATHMANDU – The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is to set up vaccination centres in every ward of the metropolis for the next round of COVID-19 vaccination. The vaccination is now taking place for citizens between 60 to 64 years old, starting this Tuesday.
Accordingly, the KMC has written to the ward vaccine coordination committee to assign the vaccination centres and report accordingly. Based on the Ministry of Health and Population June 1 decision, a meeting of the district health office and KMC urban health and food regulation department on Friday decided to set up vaccination centres in every ward of the metropolis.
The first dose of verocell vaccines received in grant from China is being administered to the people of the target age group. Earlier, frontline workers, citizens above 65 years of age, and those between 18 to 59 years were vaccinated.