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2.3 lakh doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Kathmandu from Bhutan


Nepalnews
2021 Aug 06, 12:50, Kathmandu
This image shows Druk Air - Royal Bhutan Airlines Airbus A319-115 A5-RGF Landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka DAC / VGHS on October 25, 2012. Photo courtesy: Faisal Akram

The anti-COVID-19 vaccines donated by the Government of Bhutan arrived in Kathmandu today.

Bhutan's Druk Airlines brought the AstraZeneca vaccine to Nepal this morning. After vaccinating the citizens, Bhutan has sent the remaining vaccines to Nepal.

The foreign ministry said about 230,000 doses of vaccines have been provided by Bhutan.

The vaccine provided by Bhutan will be given to the senior citizens who have already been vaccinated with the first dose of Covishield and have been waiting for the booster dose, according to the vaccination branch of the Ministry of Health and Population.

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