Thursday, 18 July, 2024

Previously used Isolation Wards and quarantines in KMC in ready-to-use position 


Kathmandu, Jan 18: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has said that isolation wards and quarantines have been kept in ready-to-use condition following the increasing number of COVID-19 patients in recent periods.    

The isolation wards and quarantines, operated free of cost during the first and second wave of coronavirus pandemic have been kept in prepared position if needed this time too, said KMC Mayor Bidhya Sundar Shakya.    

He shared, "We held discussion with Home Minister, different hospitals and Nepali Army for the same. We have asked the Nepali Army and hospital to stay in the ready position. We are also in a prepared position."    

Mayor Shakya urged theCOVID-19 Crisis Management Centre (CCMC) to move ahead coordinating and collaborating with local government. The KMC dwellers have been urged to contact health clinics run at all 32 wards of KMC and the Health Department if they face health complications.    

It has been appealed to get vaccinated as the KMC has made arrangements for a third dose of vaccine against COVID-19 to all eligible groups including frontline workers inside KMC and senior citizens.