Tag: Coronavirus quarantine

Ramechhap authority quarantines 54 who returned from other countries

Ramechhap, March 29 Health officials in Ramechhap district say they have quarantined 54 persons who recently returned home from various countries in their bid to protect locals of the district from the novel coronavirus infection. Jitendra Kumar Karna, the chief of the District Health Office, says seven people have been quarantined in Gokulganga rural municipality, […]

Govt sets standards to operate quarantine sites during coronavirus crisis

Kathmandu, March 27 The government has published a new set of rules specifying standards to operate quarantine sites so as to control the infection of the novel coronavirus. The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers released the standards, specifying basic requirements for the quarantine sites as well as dos and don’ts for […]

Minister directs all municipalities across Nepal to prepare quarantine sites

Kathmandu, March 27 Minister of State for Urban Development, Ram Bir Manandhar, has directed all municipalities across the country to prepare quarantine sites in their jurisdiction so that the local governments can easily address the risk of coronavirus infection whenever needed. Manandhar suggests that the banks of local rivers and open grounds of market areas […]

Rautahat authority quarantines 24 India returnees, others

Rautahat, March 26 The Rautahat District Administration Office has quarantined 24 Nepalis who recently returned from other countries in its bid to control the spread of coronavirus infection in the district. Most of them had recently returned from neighbouring India, according to Chief District Officer Basu Dev Ghimire. “They are not infected persons. They had […]

Kaski man, who did not have any Covid-19 symptoms, dies in quarantine

Pokhara, March 26 A man who was quarantined after coming back from India amid the coronavirus infection fears has died in Rupa rural municipality, near Pokhara, of Kaski district. The family and local authorities say Bishwa Bandhu Nepali, 50, did not have any symptoms of the infection. However, he was required to stay in quarantine […]

Govt to transform Nagarkot hotels into quarantine site

Kathmandu, March 25 The government is preparing to change various hotels in Nagarkot, a popular tourist destination east of Kathmandu Valley, into a quarantine site for the people who are at the risk of getting the novel coronavirus infection. As the number of coronavirus positive cases is increasing in the country, Minister for Culture, Tourism […]