After months of waiting, the government will begin delivering Covid-19 vaccines to people aged 60 to 64 across the country on Tuesday, June 8.
Dr. Krishna Prasad Paudel, a spokesman for the Health Ministry, said the government recently received one million Chinese vaccines as aid, which will be delivered to the group across the country.
According to the ministry, there are around 854,000 persons in this group across the country, but everyone who wants to be vaccinated will receive a second dosage.
The announcement comes as more than 1.3 million patients over the age of 65 await the second dosage of the Covishield vaccine. The government is unsure when and how Covishield vaccines would be available, as the Serum Institute of India, which the government paid for the vaccines, has stated that it will not ship any vaccines until the end of 2021. The World Health Organization’s Covax program, on the othe
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Covid-19 vaccinations will be available to anyone aged 60 to 64 starting on Tuesday