Over 800,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Nepal

Published On: February 8, 2022 09:15 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: A total of 862,080 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine against COVID-19, provided by the British government through COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access or  COVAX facility, arrived in Nepal on Monday. 

Head of the supply management branch of the Department of Health Services Surendra Chaurasiya said the doses were out of the 2.17 million vaccines provided by the British government through COVAX facility.

According to him, the remaining 1.312 million doses of vaccines will be delivered on February 13. So far, more than 46.6 million doses of vaccines have arrived in Nepal.




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