- Seroprevelance study finds 68.6% of Nepali population has COVID-19 antibodies, remaining below the threshold of herd immunity as the festival season will begin in the coming weeks.
- Over 5 million people have now been fully vaccinated across Nepal. Procurement of vaccines and accelerating vaccination efforts remains a top priority.
- Renewed focus on addressing the socioeconomic and other secondary impacts of the pandemic, which are major drivers of need and deprivation, particularly among vulnerable groups.
- An action plan for school re-opening has been issued according to different phases of the new “smart lockdown” policy.