Nepal + 2 more

Focused COVID-19 Media Monitoring, Nepal (October 19, 2021)

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Situation Report
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EMERGING THEME(S)

  • Nepal reported 523 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths on October 18; Kavre has not reported new cases of infection in last 3 days

  • Nepal Health Research Council readying to approve third phase trials for COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s WestVac Biopharma; if okayed, it will be the third vaccine to receive approval for human trials in Nepal

  • With 1.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines arriving this month, Nepal’s target population will have easy accessibility to inoculation