Kathmandu: The government has instructed all the offices under the ministries of the provinces to make the prevention and control work effective keeping in mind the risk of increasing the spread of COVID-19.
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr. Jageshwor Gautam, said that the ministry has instructed all the offices under the Ministry to make the prevention and control of the infection effective in view of the increasing risk of infection in India as well as in Nepal.
The ministry has directed all seven provincial health directorates, federal provincial hospitals, health organizations, health offices in all districts and border checkpoints to be vigilant. It has been asked to coordinate with the health organization to arrange treatment for the infected.
Similarly, instructions have been given to keep the person from abroad in quarantine and to monitor the disease properly. The ministry has called for an investigation into the infection and an increase in contact testing.
The ministry has also instructed all hospitals and health institutions to make necessary preparations for epidemic management. The ministry has instructed the local level to identify high-risk areas for the infection and follow the guidelines on the antigen testing process of COVID-19 at the community level.
The ministry had instructed not to hold meetings, processions, rallies, gatherings, gatherings, conferences, meetings and crowds across the country in view of the possibility of increasing the transition in Nepal. Ministry spokesperson Dr Gautam urged the people to maintain physical distance, wear masks, wash their hands thoroughly with soap and water or use sanitizer as the infection has increased in India.
So far, 275,906 people have been infected in Nepal. Similarly, 271,921 people have recovered from the infection and 3,016 have died due to the infection.