KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The target communities in three districts--Manang, Mustang and East Rukum-- have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 infection.
According to Dr Krishna Prasad Poudel, Spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population, all targeted communities in these districts have received vaccines against the deadly infection.
In Kathmandu, some 40 percent of the target groups have received the jab while 41 percent have been inoculated in Bhaktapur. Similarly, 30 percent of the target groups in Lalitpur district have got the vaccine.
So far, around 18 percent of the total population have been inoculated, said Spokesperson Poudel.
The government aims to administer vaccines against COVID-19 to 33 percent people until mid-October this year while preparations were afoot to vaccinate over 21.2 million population.
A total of 156,018 people were vaccinated against flu-like infection today alone, the Ministry said. Meanwhile, over 6.2 million people have received the first dose of vaccine while over 5.7 million people have been fully vaccinated, informed the Ministry.