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Nepal govt may declare state of public health emergency as coronavirus cases rise steadily

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Nepal govt may declare state of public health emergency as coronavirus cases rise steadily
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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 circumstances 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 could declare state of public well being emergency.

“Today, we mentioned the chance and necessity of declaration of public well being emergency,” Gunaraj Lohani, who heads the COVID-19 Incident Command System on the MoHP, instructed THT.

As per the Health Sector Emergency Response Plan, the federal government can declare state of public well being emergency when COVID-19 circumstances within the nation cross 2,000. Nepal COVID depend is already 2,300.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on June 4, 2020, of The Himalayan Times.

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