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862,080 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Nepal



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Kathmandu, Feb. 7: Additional 862,080 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine arrived in Nepal on Monday.

Out of 2,174,160 doses of vaccine under Covax with the support of the British government, 862,080 doses arrived on Monday morning in Kathmandu, informed Dr Surendra Chaurasia, Management Division Chief of the Department of Health Services. 

The remaining 1,312,080 doses of vaccine will be delivered on February 14, he told.

So far, Nepal has received 45,708,640 doses of vaccines.