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Focused COVID-19 Media Monitoring, Nepal (October 28, 2021)

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WHO
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EMERGING THEME(S):

  • Nepal reported 582 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths on October 27; Taplejung reports zero new cases of COVID-19

  • COVID-19 cases has been on the decline for past 2 months, according to Health Ministry data; health experts opine there might not be another wave of the pandemic immediately as new infections being caused by same variant

  • 1,020,000 doses of Vero Cell vaccine procured under COVAX cost-sharing scheme has arrived from China on October 27; immunocompromised children aged 12 and above to get Pfizer vaccine from November 14