KATHMANDU – The second dose of Vero Cell vaccine against COVID-19 is going to be administered from August 6. A meeting held under the chairmanship of Secretary of the Health and Population Ministry, Dr Roshan Pokharel, decided to give the second dose jabs from Friday.
According to the Department of Health Services, the people above 55 years, who have already been vaccinated with first dose under vaccination programme launched from July 13, would receive the vaccine.
The second dose vaccination campaign would run till August 8. The Department urged the people to visit the vaccination stations convenient to them in Kathmandu district to receive the vaccine. A total of 42 vaccination centres have been determined for the same.
The Ministry has urged the people remained to be vaccinated to register their names in Ministry’s website www.mohp.gov.np. Nepal has received around 9.7 million doses of vaccine against COVID-19 so far while 2.027 million people have been fully immunized against COVID-19 while 4,254 million people have received single dose vaccine so far.