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Five border entry points with India shut


13 March 2020  

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BAITADI: Five entry checkpoints at the Indian border in Baitadi here have been shut to ward off COVID-19 pandemic.

The checkpoints at Pancheswor, Shivanath rural municipality and Dasharathchand municipality have been closed down keeping in mind the sensitivity of possible outbreak of coronavirus.

Chief of Baitadi District Coordination Committee Siddharaj Bhatta stated that the river banks which are being traveled through boats have been shut down for the time being.

The entry points have been closed at Balara, Dharam, Dhoya, Kusmat and Khairanighat.

The movement to and from the transit points has been restricted to keep precautions of the virus outbreak, said health office in-charge Yogesh Prasad Bhatta.

Meanwhile, preparation is underway to set up health desks at four border checkpoints in the district.

The desk, however, has been in place at main checkpoint Jhulaghat since 22 February.

A decision was made to operate health desks in four other checkpoints at Tallosworad.

Dasharathchand municipality, health office and district hospital are jointly operating the help desk at Jhulaghat.

Publish Date : 13 March 2020 12:02 PM

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