Prohibitory order placed considering the possibility of a second wave of Covid-19 with increase in infection cases in neighbouring India
DHANGADHI, MARCH 24
Partial prohibitory order has been issued in Kanchanpur district from Tuesday night keeping in mind the risk of coronavirus contagion.
According to Chief District Officer (CDO) of Kanchanpur, Ram Kumar Mahato, prohibitory order has been issued partially considering the possibility of a second wave of Covid-19 with the increase in infection cases in various regions of neighbouring India.
CDO Mahato further clarified that restrictions have been placed on certain activities in the district based on the regulations issued by Nepal Government and Province Health Directorate.
As per the newly issued order, people are prohibited from participating in any kind of large gatherings including Holi celebrations, fairs, festivals, processions, rallies, among others.
Likewise, it has been stressed that people follow social distancing and public health protocols.
Movement of people and goods has been allowed from Gauriphanta and Gaddachauki border points only from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Movement will be completed restricted from other points of Indo-Nepal border except the two aforementioned locations.
Moreover, the authorities have urged all to get their health check-up done at health desks placed at the border points and provide their details for the purpose of monitoring.