Kathmandu, April 7
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has warned that the next two weeks can be more challenging for Nepal in terms of countering the ongoing coronavirus crisis as the country has recently entered the second stage of coronavirus infection.
In his televised address to the nation on Tuesday morning, the prime minister said the government was prepared to control the outbreak, urging the citizens to support.
“The government is fully prepared to prevent the spread of infection as much as possible and control it whenever it spreads.”
He said the government decided to conduct rapid diagnostic tests in most affected districts in order to assess the magnitude of the problem and prepare strategies to control it accordingly.
In his address, Oli also appreciated the role of local, provincial and federal level people’s representatives and government staff al all levels, health workers, and security personnel for their active participation in the government efforts to control the outbreak.