Kathmandu metropolis to launch COVID-19 vaccination campaign

KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu metropolis has decided to once again launch a Covid-19 vaccination drive targeting nine wards from coming August 6. The vaccination will continue till August 9.

According to Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office health department chief Ram Prasad Paudel, the campaign aims to vaccine individuals above 12 years of age.The local government decided to conduct the vaccination campaign against the infectious disease as it found that some citizens here have not received even a single dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

It will be organised in wards no 6, 11, 14, 17 and 31 on August 6-7 and in wards no 12, 15, 19 and 32 on August 8-9.

It said, in Kathmandu, 90 percent citizens have received the first dose of the vaccine while 88 percent have got the second dose, 43 percent are inoculated with third dose and only six percent have taken the fourth dose, KMC Office vaccination section chief Dr Abhiyan Gautam said. RSS


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