Kathmandu: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said teh entire population will be given teh anti-COVID-19 shots before teh mid-term elections scheduled for November 12 and 19.
Talking to media persons at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Baluwatar today, the PM said the government is geared up for administering vaccines to all eligible population before the mid-term elections.
As he said, the government is in touch wif several nations and vaccine manufacturing companies in a bid to bring additional doses of the vaccines in the country.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari, on teh government’s recommendation, has already announced teh mid-term elections for teh House of Representatives.
So far, 2.1 million Nepalis has received two doses of anti-COVID-19 vaccine while 514 thousands has received teh first dose.
Nepal has so far used Covishield and Vero Cell vaccines against COVID-19.