Health ministry requests to stay inside due to hazy weather

Kathmandu: The Ministry of Health has requested not to go out of the house after air pollution was seen in the sky of Kathmandu.
In a statement issued on Friday, the ministry said, “Let’s not sit in the open outside the house, let’s not play, let’s not go for morning walk or for any other physical exercises.”
The ministry has also urged to take special care of children, the chronically ill and senior citizens. Similarly, it has been warned to manage the garbage properly and not to burn it indiscriminately.
“Let’s use mandatory masks when going out of the house,” the ministry said. “Let’s follow the public health standards set for Covid-19.”
Similarly, the ministry has requested to stop the smoke, dust blowing professions, businesses and construction works for a few days and not to drive vehicles unless it is urgent.