Govt may declare state of public health emergency
KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population is mulling over proposing to the Council of Ministers to declare state of public well being emergency within the nation following a surge within the variety of COVID-19 instances within the nation.
Section 48 (2) of the Public Health Service Act states that if public well being catastrophe happens in a couple of province, the Government of Nepal might declare state of public well being emergency.
“Today, we mentioned the likelihood and necessity of declaration of public well being emergency,” Gunaraj Lohani, who heads the COVID-19 Incident Command System on the MoHP, informed THT.
As per the Health Sector Emergency Response Plan, the federal government can declare state of public well being emergency when COVID-19 instances within the nation cross 2,000. Nepal COVID rely is already 2,300.
Leave a Reply