Nepal have procure about a million doses of Covishield vaccine from India. It is produced by Serum of Institute of India. It is arriving today via Air India flight at 1:30 Pm. It will be stored at the cold storage unit in Teku.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, it will be provided to the people above 60 years age, which accounts for about 8.73 % of Nepal’s total population. It will begin from March 7.