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1,048 Nepalis rescued from India

31 May 2020  

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BAITADI: One thousand and forty-eight people have entered the country in the past three days from the Nepal-India border in Jhulaghat.

They were rescued from across the border.

The rescue work began on Thursday, with 189 Nepalis returning home on Saturday, said Chief District Officer Mohan Raj Joshi. On Thursday, 576 had come and 283 on Friday, most of the people working in various parts of India.

The people who were rescued have been sent to their respective districts and to their respective local level government in case of Baitadi district.

All of them will be quarantined for 14 days and tested for coronavirus before being allowed to reunite with their families, said assistant CDO Lokendra Singh Negi.

At the border point, only their fever was measured. Meanwhile, Baitadi district has faced a crisis of RDT testing kits.

Though there are more than 4,600 people quarantined, the district has only 800 RDT testing kits left, the district health official said. RSS

Publish Date : 31 May 2020 16:57 PM

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