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‘Instead of president’s carpets, govt should have changed quarantine buildings’ locks’

Kathmandu, June 23 Nepali Congress lawmaker Rangamati Shahi has said the government should have changed locks of the buildings used to quarantine people coming to Nepal from India if it had wanted to avoid any cases of quarantine rape. Referring to a recent case in Kailali of far-western Nepal, Shahi lamented the government, instead, got […]

Arghakhanchi man commits suicide in quarantine; CDO blames delayed PCR report

Butwal, June 17 A man who had recently returned home from India and was quarantined to detect Covid-19 infection in him has committed suicide, in Arghakhanchi, on Tuesday night. The district’s Chief District Officer Bijay Raj Paudel says the person might have committed suicide as his coronavirus test result was delayed. “As the reports do […]

Parvat: Instead of quarantine, man returning from India chooses to kill self

Pokhara, June 15 A man from Baglung has committed suicide, jumping off a cliff, while he was being taken to a quarantine camp set up to prevent the coronavirus infection in his community, on Monday. The 39-year-old Chandra Bahadur Nepali, a resident of Baglung municipality-13 in the Baglung district, was being taken to the home […]

Sudurpaschim: Seven quarantined people died in seven days. What’s killing them?

Dhangadhi, June 7 Four districts of the Sudurpaschim district have reported deaths of seven persons who were quarantined to protect their communities from the Covid-19 spread in the past week. Among them, one person tested positive for coronavirus whereas three tested negatives. Meanwhile, the test results of three other persons have not come out. Even […]

Migrant returnees can use these 47 hotels in Nepal for quarantine

Kathmandu, June 7 The government has identified 47 hotels across the country that could be used as quarantine facilities for the migrant Nepalis being repatriated to the country. The Kathmandu District Administration Office on Friday published the list in coordination with Hotel Association Nepal. Apparently, most hotels on the list are located in the Kathmandu […]

Everyone quarantined won’t be tested for coronavirus now onwards

Kathmandu, June 5 Owing to the high number of people coming back home from India, the government has decided not to conduct the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for coronavirus for everyone quarantined. The government has recently revised its testing guideline, which has removed the quarantined people who recently came back from India from its […]