Over 69,000 vaccinated against COVID-19 in Jumla

Published On: February 13, 2022 05:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KHALANGA, Feb 13: Nearly 85 percent of the eligible people from all eight local levels of Jumla district have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Information officer for the District Public Health Office, Prem Bahadur Sarki shared that 69,332 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the district so far.

Among them, 45,488 have received the full dose, while 2,088 have received the booster doses. Most of the vaccinated are from Chandannath Municipality. In the municipality, 25,993 persons have received the vaccines.

Meanwhile, the District Administration Office, Jumla has provided Rs 100,000 to each family of those losing lives to COVID-19. The families of 22 persons who died of COVID-19 were provided with the monetary assistance from the province disaster management fund of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law at Karnali Province, according to CDO Bijaya Kumari Prasai.

Jumla did not record any death from the coronavirus in the first wave while it recorded 22 fatalities in the second wave.



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