The Province 2 government has decided to start administering COVID-19 vaccines in all the eight districts simultaneously from January 27.

A meeting of the Provincial Corona Crisis Management Committee held today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Lalbabu Raut decided to launch the campaign to administer vaccines to infected people, said the CM Communications Secretariat.

CM Raut is scheduled to inaugurate the campaign at Birgunj-based Narayani Hospital, Minister of Internal Affairs and Law of the province Gyanendra Kumar Yadav at Provincial Hospital, Janakpurdham and Minister of Social Development Nawal Kishor Sah at Rajbiraj-based Gajendra Narayan Singh Hospital, said Province 2 health director Bijaya Jha.

"The province has received 34,000 vials of the vaccines, and they will be supplied to districts by January 26."

A version of this article appears in the print on January 26, 2021 of The Himalayan Times.