KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Nepal has achieved a new milestone in the vaccination campaign against COVID-19.
Nepal has administered full dose vaccines to 70 percent of people of the above 18 years age group.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has also congratulated Nepal for achieving success in providing full dose vaccination against COVID-19 to 70 percent of the adult population.
“Congratulations Nepal for reaching another crucial milestone. 70% of the adult population (above 18 years) have now received a full COVID-19 vaccine course. Reaching 70% landmarks is a collective success of Nepal and its partners, it demonstrates what is possible when we work together with solidarity and in coordination,” WHO tweeted on Thursday.
The government has launched a vaccination campaign across the country with the goal of vaccinating 100 percent of citizens over 18 years of age by April 13.