Decision to close schools in Nepalgunj for a week from Sunday

Kathmandu: The Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan Municipality of Banke has decided to close the school for a week due to the increase in corona infection.

A meeting of the Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan Disaster Management Committee chaired by Sub-Metropolitan Chief Dhawal Shamsher Jabra on Thursday decided to close the school for one year from Sunday, said Gorkha Bahadur Thapa, Chief of Education Branch.

In Banke, 123 people were confirmed to have corona infection on Wednesday. The meeting of the Disaster Management Committee has also decided to take a proposal to the meeting of the District Covid-19 Crisis Management Center to close all the educational institutions in the district.