Rapid tests of coronavirus begin in Baglung

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Kathmandu - Lockdown has been strictly enforced in Baglung district to prevent and control coronavirus. The local administration has urged the people to ask grocery runners to deliver daily essentials such as vegetables and milk to their home. The administration has tightened lockdown implementation after people started gathering in market areas to buy daily essentials. Police held 40 people on Sunday and 30 on Monday for defying lockdown orders and urged all not to go out of the home until and unless there is any urgency, said Superintendent of Police, Nabaraj Bhatta.

Bhatta added, “We are doing all-out efforts to get the public follow the lockdown. If it goes further breached, we will resort further strict measures". ”Two coronavirus infection people have been identified in Baglung district. The lockdown has been tightened in the district after identification of COVID-19 infected people. Both infected are receiving treatment at Dhaulagiri Zonal Hospital and their health condition is normal, according to the hospital source. Meanwhile, the government has decided to carry out corona test of relatives of infected people, people of their locality and all abroad returnees. According to the District Health Office, rapid test of around 1,000 people would be carried out.

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National News Agency, Nepal

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