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Nearly Rs 10 billion spent for COVID-19 response in Nepal

Nearly Rs 10 billion spent for COVID-19 response in Nepal

Committee to suggest authorities to ease lockdown in a number of phases

KATHMU, June: The authorities has already spent nearly Rs 10 billion to stop comprise the unfold of Coronavirus (COVID-19) within the nation.

Of the whole quantity, Rs 9.87 billion has been spent in establishing quarantine amenities, importing well being tools distributing reduction supplies.

Secretary on the Office of Prime Minister Council of Ministers Narayan Prasad Bidari mentioned the quantity doesn’t embody the whole capital spent by native governments.

“The central authorities has spent Rs 6.03 billion, whereas provincial native governments have spent Rs 1.08 billion Rs 2.76 billion, respectively,” mentioned Bidari, including that the precise quantity spent by the native governments is but to return.

A gathering of the high-level authorities committee fashioned to stop comprise the novel coronavirus illness (COVID-19) publicized the quantity spent by three tiers of the federal government.

Meanwhile, the committee held discussions with well being officers on the methods to ease the nationwide lockdown. The committee is about to suggest the federal government to ease the lockdown in a number of phases.

As of Wednesday, Nepal has reported a complete of two,300 COVID-19 instances with 9 deaths because of COVID-19 an infection.




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