Five hundred and ten foreign-returnees kept in home quarantine in Tanahu
Five hundred and ten people who came back home in the district from foreign countries have reported to the District Public Health Office here. Office chief Shankar Babu Adhikari said none of them has any health issues so far and they have been suggested to stay under home quarantine.
It is learnt that these people arrived in the district from India, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, America, Japan, Australia, Malaysia, among other countries over a period of a week. The details of the foreign-returnees was collected with the help of the COVID-19 rapid response team formed at all the 10 local levels in the district.
Arrangements have been made for conducting their health check-up by physicians from time to time at their homes. Meanwhile, isolation wards with total 53 beds have been set up at various health facilities in the district in view of coronavirus pandemic.