Prohibitory order in Jajarkot extended by two more weeks
The prohibitory order in Jajarkot district has been extended by two more weeks until 29 May. This is in view of increasing Covid-19 infection rate, said Chief District Officer Prem Devkota. So far, the district has reported two deaths from the virus.
The District Hospital has 103-bed isolation unit, three intensive care units, one ventilator, 54 filled oxygen cylinders, one HDU, 33 beds equipped with oxygen and 33-bed general isolation unit. The hospital has called a bidding to purchase additional oxygen.
Likewise, Chhedagad Municipality has built a 15-bed isolation unit, said the municipality chief administrative officer Jhalak KC. Bheri Municipality has rented an ambulance belonging to Nepal Red Cross Society in a bid to transport Covid-19 patients, said the municipality.
Similarly, Bheri Municipality has donated Rs 700,000 to a disaster management fund. The money was collected from two day’s salaries of people’s representatives, school teachers and employees of the municipality.