Kathmandu. Nepal is also preparing to bring the vaccine to Nepal with the success of the vaccine test against the corona virus. The government is preparing to bring a vaccine against the corona virus with a plan to make it available to 21.7 million Nepali citizens.
The Ministry of Health and Population plans to provide vaccines on a priority and risk basis. According to the Central Statistics Office, the total population of Nepal is 319,419, out of which 217,21,981 people are ready to be vaccinated against corona by the Ministry of Health and Population. Covid vaccine will be given only to those above 15 years of age.
To be admitted as soon as the test is certified
Former Director of Child Health Division under Health Services Department and Coordinator of Vaccine Management Technical Preparation Committee Dr. Shyamraj Upreti said that the vaccine against Kovid, which is being developed in the world, has not been tried in children under 14 years of age. In Nepal, 28 percent of the population is under 14 years of age.
20 percent vaccine will be brought free of cost through Covax facility. The government will have to bear the budget required to vaccinate 52 percent of the people. The government estimates that it will cost Rs 48 billion.
So far, the Ministry of Health has implemented a quick action plan for the management of coronavirus vaccine. A thematic committee has been formed for the management of the vaccine against corona virus. Sameer Kumar Adhikari said. Similarly, diplomatic efforts have been initiated with the country where the vaccine product is being tested. The official said.
As there is no cold chain of minus 70 degree Celsius for vaccine storage in Nepal, it is said that there is no possibility of vaccination of Pfizer. The government is preparing for the vaccine to be stored at a temperature of minus 20 degrees Celsius. Vaccines given in Nepal are being stored at a temperature of 2 to 8 degrees Celsius.
Nepal leads in transition-free rate under SAARC
Nepal is leading in the rate of coronavirus infection free among SAARC nations. After India, Nepal has been found to be the most infection free.
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According to World Meter, 94.28 percent of the total infected people in India have been infected so far. Similarly, 93.40 percent of the total infected people in Nepal have become infection free. Of the total infected in Maldives, 92.81 per cent, Bhutan 91.27 per cent, Pakistan 85.31 per cent, Bangladesh 82.68 per cent, Afghanistan 78.68 per cent and Sri Lanka 73.18 per cent have been declared free.
So far, 9,058,822 out of 9,68,418 people have been infected in India. Out of a total of 239,885 infected people in Nepal, 224,053 have become infection free. Out of a total of 13,143 infected people in the Maldives, 12,199 have been infected, according to the World Meter. Out of a total of 424 infected people in Bhutan, 387 have been declared uninfected. Out of a total of 413,191 infected people in Pakistan, 352,529 have been declared infection free. Out of 475,789 infected people in Bangladesh, 393,408 have been declared free. According to World Meter, 37,485 of the 47,641 infected people in Afghanistan have been infected. Out of 26,559 infected people in Sri Lanka, 19,438 have been declared free. Corona infection rate in SAARC countries