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Coronavirus Dr Bikas Devkota Kathmandu Ministry of Health and Population News Quarantine period

Quarantine period could be extended

Quarantine period could be extended


Kathmandu, April 6

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Population Dr Bikas Devkota stated that individuals who had been staying in quarantine must keep in quarantine for greater than 14 days as in some case contaminated folks confirmed signs of the coronavirus even after 14 days. He urged folks to observe the principles of lockdown and keep in quarantine as that was the one choice to successfully test the unfold of COVID-19.

Addressing the every day press briefing right here as we speak Dr Devkota stated testing for coronavirus had began in three extra cities exterior Kathmandu as we speak — Bharatpur, Dhulikhel and Bhairahawa. With the brand new centres, there are actually 10 testing centres together with the one in Kathmandu valley.

According to Devkota, as of as we speak, 1,697 COVID-19 assessments have been carried out. A complete of 9,168 folks have been staying in quarantine throughout the nation.

Similarly, 12 individuals are present process remedy in isolation wards of hospitals in Kathmandu and 95 folks exterior Kathmandu.

In the final 24 hours, 5 folks had been listed within the purple zone or within the checklist of suspected COVID-19 sufferers.

NORVIC International Hospital as we speak donated 1,000 items of PPE, 2,000 N-95 masks and 48,000 surgical masks to the Ministry of Health and Population as we speak.

A model of this text seems in e-paper on April 06, 2020 of the Himalayan Times.

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