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WHO granted 348,000 doses Covax vaccine arriving today in Nepal

Along with Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will also be vaccinated in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) through COVAX. According to the Ministry of Health, Nepal will receive up to 20 percent of its citizens under the Covax facility.

N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU:- A total of 348,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine provided by the World Health Organization are arriving in Nepal today.

Minister for Health and Population Hridayash Tripathi informed that the amount of vaccine received by Nepal under the Covax facility will enter Kathmandu from India at 11:15 am on Sunday.

Along with Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will also be vaccinated in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) through COVAX. According to the Ministry of Health, Nepal will receive up to 20 percent of its citizens under the Covax facility.

Developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, the vaccine is also produced by the Serum Institute of India.

According to the ministry, 800,000 vaccines will be provided by China soon.

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