Electric crematorium resumes operation after sterilization « Khabarhub
Wednesday, July 24th, 2024

Electric crematorium resumes operation after sterilization

30 May 2020  

Time taken to read : 2 Minute

  • A
  • A
  • A

KATHMANDU: The electric crematorium at Pashupati is being resumed this afternoon after the sterilization. A person from Bungmati, Lalitpur, who died of coronavirus infection, was cremated here Wednesday.

Since then the crematorium was closed for disinfection, according to Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT).

PADT Director Raju Regmi informed that the crematorium was disinfected for 36 hours following the funeral of a man died of coronavirsus infection. The person was the fifth one to lose life to the COVID-19 in Nepal. Efforts are underway to bring into use the electric funeral place after 1:00pm.

Meanwhile, two persons involved in cremation were kept in quarantine and their RDT was conducted. They tested negative. They are now shifted to other places, added Regmi.

The employees in the crematorium would undergo PCR test again on the seventh day for further verification.

The kiriyaputri ghar (mourning house) is currently operative in Pashupati. Five rooms in the mourning house have been separated for quarantine. There are 42 rooms in the mourning house.

Publish Date : 30 May 2020 17:21 PM

Today’s national news in a nutshell

Khabarhub brings you a glimpse of major developments of the

Electricity lines restored to 6 industries

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has reinstated electricity lines

113 people killed in floods and landslides since monsoon rains began

KATHMANDU: Since the onset of monsoon rains on June 10,

India sets target of 179 runs for Nepal in Women’s T20 Asia Cup Match

KATHMANDU: India has set a target of 179 runs for

Finance Ministry identifies 46 challenges facing Nepal’s economy

KATHMANDU: The Finance Ministry officials briefed Finance Minister Bishnu Prasad