Prohibitory order imposed in a local unit in Nuwakot from Sunday midnightThe order comes following the detection of coronavirus in a 24-year-old man living in a quarantine facility in Suryagadhi Rural Municipality on Sunday.
The District Administration Office in Nuwakot has imposed a prohibitory order from Sunday midnight until further notice in parts of Suryagadhi Rural Municipality after a 24-year-old man living in a quarantine facility in Ward No. 2 tested positive for coronavirus on Sunday.
The order has been imposed in Ward Nos. 2 and 3 of the rural municipality that lie between Bohore Bhanjyang in the East, Naya Chautara in the West, Pokhari Danda in the South and Bageshwari Bhanjyang in the North.
"The prohibitory order has been imposed as per the Local Administration Act, 1971, and the Infectious Disease Act, 1964, to prevent the spread of coronavirus," reads a statement issued by Nuwakot Chief District Officer Jhanka Nath Dhakal.
All services except essential ones, vehicular movement and public gathering have been shut down in the area until further notice.
According to the District Health Office, 37 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the district so far. Of them, 34 have been discharged after a full recovery, two have been kept at Trishuli Hospital and another one in Covid Hospital of the Armed Police Force.
770 people have undergone polymerase chain reaction tests in the district so far. Of them, three are awaiting results.
At least 82 people have been kept at various quarantine facilities in the district.