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Madhyapur Thimi municipality formed rapid response team


21 March 2020  

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THIMI: Madhyapur Thimi municipality of Bhaktapur has formed a rapid response team in view of the growing threat of coronavirus pandemic.

In an emergency meeting of the people’s representatives and chief of government and private health facilities took this decision to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in the municipality. A team of medical persons led by Dr Dikchya Neupane and Dr Bijay Kumar Yadav was instituted for the rapid response.

The team will prepare a work plan on how the people with coronavirus could be singled out and provided treatment.
Similarly, the municipality has decided not to allow leave to anyone working for the essential services.

Municipality mayor Madan Sundar Shrestha said, “We’ve prepared six-bed isolation unit, two-bed ICU ventilators at Nepal-Korea Friendship Hospital. In case of further need, 30-bed isolation could be prepared.”

According to him, the training center of Agriculture Development Bank at Bode could be changed into quarantine with 50 beds in case of severity. Communication was established with the Bank for it, he added.

Moreover, more than 50,000 copies of pamphlets bearing information on COVID-19 are distributed in the community and the ambulance was sanitized and its driver made aware.

Publish Date : 21 March 2020 18:56 PM

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