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Nepal: Tokha municipality shut after employees contract coronavirus

The municipality has transformed the Tokha Chandeswori primary health facility as a 20-bed isolation center for the treatment of corona-infected people. The municipality has provided a daily allowance of Rs 350 for the patients receiving treatment at home isolation.

KATHMANDU:- Tokha municipality office will remain closed for a week after its employees contracted coronavirus.

Following the diagnosis of coronavirus infection on its employee recently, the municipality is closing its operation from 6-11 September. Municipality’s chief administrative officer Pradeep Poudel said as some on-duty employees of the municipality have tested positive for the virus the office will remain closed for a week to prevent further transmission of the virus.

He however clarified that the tasks of coronavirus control and management would continue despite the shutdown of the municipality office. As many as 257 people have been diagnosed with the virus in Tokha as of Friday. Among them, 90 have recovered and discharged from hospitals, and 160 are still actively infected.

Out of the active, 109 are in home isolation and 48 are receiving treatment in different hospitals, shared municipality’s spokesperson Bachchu Raj Basyal. The municipality has transformed the Tokha Chandeswori primary health facility as a 20-bed isolation center for the treatment of corona-infected people. The municipality has provided a daily allowance of Rs 350 for the patients receiving treatment at home isolation.

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