Anti-COVID-19 vaccination drive begins today for flood survivors in Sindhupalchowk district

Published On: August 26, 2021 10:24 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

SINDHUPALCHOWK, August 26: Local authorities concerned have launched COVID-19 vaccination drive against COVID-19 to 20,000 flood survivors of Helambu-Melamchi.

Senior Public Health Officer Durga Dutta Chapagain shared that the jabs have been dispatched to the vaccination centers so that they can be administered to all people above the age of 18 years starting Thursday. He further informed that 8,000 doses of vaccines were already dispatched to Panchpokhari Thangpal Rural Municipality, 7,000 for Melamchi Municipality and 5,000 for Helambu Rural Municipality.

The devastating floods and landslides earlier this year had severely affected lives and properties in all three local levels of Sindhupalchowk district. The local levels were asked to make correspondence in case the jabs were not adequate. 


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