Kathmandu Metropolitan City inoculating people 40 years and above and students over 18The vaccination drive that started on Friday will be carried out on Saturday and Tuesday.
The Kathmandu Metropolitan City on Friday started inoculating people 40 years old and above and students above 18 years of age with the double-shot Vero Cell vaccine.
The City has set up additional eight vaccination centres in various places along with previous vaccination centres in 32 wards of the metropolis to administer the first dose of the vaccine against Covid-19.
The centres were open for vaccination on Friday and will remain open on Saturday and Tuesday.
Students of grades 11 and 12, who have reached the age of 18, and university students who have to sit for examinations at a nearer date will be eligible for inoculation.
The students will have to show their college admit cards at the centre to get the jab.
The new vaccination centres have been set up at Radha Swami Isolation Centre, Armed Police Force Hospital, Bir Hospital, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Civil Service Hospital, Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, Nepal Police Hospital and Birendra Military Hospital.
Here are some photos of the vaccination programme held at Jana Prabhat School, one of the earlier established vaccination centres, in Kathmandu captured by Post's photographer Sanjog Manandhar.