Govt announces to administer 200,000 Covid-19 vaccines daily

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Kathmandu: The government has announced to administer 200,000 Covid-19 vaccines on a daily basis. Speaking at a meeting of the House of Representatives on Thursday, Minister of State for Health Umesh Shrestha said that the government has given priority to vaccination and saving the lives of its citizens, adding that it plans to inoculate 200,000 citizens daily.

State Minister Shrestha added that the government has speeded up the procurement of vaccines. Stating that 55 million vaccines are needed to inoculates all citizens. He said that 7.5 million doses have been administered till Wednesday

The State Minister told the House that the government has ensured supply of 18 million vaccines by mid-October. He said that the government will take the vaccination program ahead in partnership with the private sector.