Thursday, 22 February, 2024

Over 1.6 million vaccinated against COVID-19 in Sudurpaschim


Baitadi, Feb 4: Over 1.6 million people have so far got COVID-19 vaccines in the Sudurpaschim Province.    

According to the Province Health Directorate, one million 606 thousand 673 have received the first dose of the vaccine in all nine districts in the Province while the number of fully jabbed people is one million 104 thousand 946. In the Province, Kailai is ahead in view of the figure of vaccinated people as 472 thousand 974 here have received the first dose of the vaccines while the number of fully vaccinated is 355 thousand 720.

Similarly, Dadeldhura has the least number of vaccinated people among the province as the number of first-dose receivers is 65 thousand 607 while 59 thousand 557 are vaccinated the full course.    

The government provides Covishield, Astra Zeneca, Johnson &Johnson, Vero Cell and Pfizer vaccines in the Province. According to the Directorate, the vaccination campaign in the Province goes. People above 12 years of the age are eligible for the shot. So far the Province records 58 thousand 458 positive cases out of the total tests of 482 thousand 417 while 625 people have succumbed to the virus here.