KATHMANDU: After a woman residing in Chandragiri municipality’s Ward No 9 tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday, an emergency meeting of the ward committee, health workers and security forces decided to suspend the sale of vegetables in public places, transportation of fruits and vegetables and construction materials in a bid to prevent the spread of the transmission of coronavirus in the ward. In the notice issued today by the ward office, residents of the ward have been advised not to come out from home unless necessary, to use masks when out and practise social distance while shopping for essentials.

A version of this article appears in e-paper on May 14, 2020, of The Himalayan Times.