Kathmandu: Educational institutions and recreational areas that were closed due to the Corona epidemic are now available to operate.
Children who have been forced to stay at home for the past nine months are now able to go to school. A meeting of the High Level Covid-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC) on Sunday decided to allow all areas, including schools, to operate.
For the time being, the decision to allow schools and recreation areas to be opened could be closed at the district level if there is a risk of a second wave of corona, the CCCMC said.
Even if the CCMC meeting decides, it may take a few days for the schools to come into operation. The decision of CCMC will be implemented after the approval of the cabinet meeting
Millions of children have not been able to go to school for a long time due to non-operation of schools. Even though the CCMC meeting on Sunday decided to allow the schools to open, it may take a few days for the schools to come into operation.
The decision taken by the CCMC on Sunday will be implemented after the cabinet meeting approves it, the CCMC said.
Announcing the decisions of the CCMC meeting, Secretary to the Prime Minister’s Office Guragain said that it was decided to open all the blocked areas as per the pre-determination of the Government of Nepal. He said that it has been decided to send a proposal to the Council of Ministers to open these areas.
However, Guragai clarified that the District Covid Crisis Management Center has been given the authority to prevent the corona infection by analyzing the situation.
Guragai said that health coverage standards would be monitored regularly to ensure that a second wave of coronavirus infections could occur in the event of a decrease in cod infection, increased market congestion and increased traffic. Secretary Guragai also said that it has been decided to take action against those who are negligent in this regard.
Caution about new viruses
The CCMC Board of Directors has also decided to take a proposal to the Council of Ministers to make arrangements for 10 days quarantine for passengers coming from 20/22 countries including the United Kingdom who have been diagnosed with the new type of corona virus.
Similarly, arrangements have been made for people coming from third countries to fill up online forms, CCMC said. Secretary Guragain said that the Ministry of Tourism has decided to instruct the airlines to fill in such online forms more effectively due to the new virus.