Madhesh Province is COVID-19 free, 82 percent eligible population fully vaccinated

Published On: May 6, 2022 08:54 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

JANAKPUR, May 6: Madhesh Province has no new cases of COVID-19 reported lately. With all eight districts in the Province recording no new cases of COVID-19 infection for some time, the Province has been declared COVID-19 free.

According to Madhesh Province Health Directorate Director Bijay Kumar Jha, around 82 percent of targeted population in the Province have been fully vaccinated against the infection so far.

The Province recorded 41,417 COVID-19 infection cases from the outbreak till now. Among them, 40,355 have recovered, informed the Province Health Directorate. A total of 1,062 people succumbed to the deadly infection in the Province so far, shared Jha.

Jha said mandatory display of vaccination card to avail public services and continuous vaccination drive by health workers and people's representatives led to wider coverage of vaccination and negligible cases of COVID-19 in the Province. (RSS)



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