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NC urges govt to fully gear up against COVID-19

NC urges govt to fully gear up against COVID-19


Kathmandu, April 15

The primary opposition get together Nepali Congress issued a press launch right this moment urging the federal government to extend its preparedness to combat towards coronavirus.

The NC mentioned the federal government ought to launch cellular diagnostic centres in villages to broaden the scope of COVID-19 prognosis.

The get together mentioned it was significantly involved concerning the delay seen in buy of medical tools required for prognosis and therapy of COVID-19 sufferers.

While the federal government has the prerogative to decide on the tactic for buying medical tools, the method should be clear, the get together mentioned. “Since the variety of coronavirus an infection instances is rising, the federal government should not delay even for a second to obtain medical tools,” the NC added.

The get together mentioned the scope of PCR technique wanted to be broadened because the outcomes of speedy diagnostic take a look at accomplished in different nations had forged doubt on the credibility of the method. The NC mentioned the expertise of another nations confirmed that the danger of an infection was excessive when prognosis and therapy of COVID-19 sufferers was accomplished from normal hospitals the place each sorts of sufferers — COVID-19 in addition to sufferers of different ailments — have been handled in the identical hospital.

The primary opposition get together urged the federal government to be taught from the experiences of international nations and make proper form of preparations for prognosis and therapy of coronavirus sufferers.

The NC additionally requested the federal government to do the needful to deal with the problem posed by asymptomatic COVID-19 sufferers as was the case with two residents of Sun City Apartments, who examined optimistic for the virus 28 days after they returned to Nepal from the UK.

The get together mentioned that 200,000 individuals had crossed into Nepal from a number of border factors earlier than the lockdown was imposed within the nation out of which lower than 15 per cent stayed in quarantine.

The NC mentioned that the Sun City residences instances indicated that contaminated individuals might stay asymptomatic for 28 days and as they assimilated in society, the possibilities of them infecting many different individuals locally have been excessive. The NC cited the case of the Dhading youth who examined optimistic for coronavirus within the speedy diagnostic take a look at 40 days after he returned from South Korea.

The primary opposition get together mentioned that the Rautahat youth who examined optimistic for COVID-19 had travelled from India to Nepal throughout the lockdown. Hence, the federal government ought to cease such practices and be certain that all arrivals from international nations stayed in quarantine for the required interval.

Sixteen individuals, together with three Indian nationals, have examined optimistic for COVID-19.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on April 16, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.

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