SINDHUPALCHOWK, June 12: Twenty-three women who returned from Kuwait on Thursday have been kept at various quarantine centers in Sindhupalchowk.
Among the 23 women, 22 are from Sindhupalchowk district and one is from Dolakha district.
According to Chief District Officer Umesh Kumar Dhakal, they were brought to their home district from Kathmandu in collaboration with local governments and will be kept in quarantine facilities for two weeks.
As many as 300 Nepali migrant workers stranded in foreign countries were brought back home by the government of Nepal on Thursday.
Of 23 females, 22 are of Panchpokari Thangpal, Jugal, Bhotekoshi and Helambu rural municipalities and Chautara Sanga Chowkgadi Municipality of Sindhupalchowk.
Jugal Rural Municipality has the highest number of returnees - eight. They have been kept at a quarantine facility at Jugal.
Similarly, 10 females are at quarantine facilities in Melamchi Municipality, three in Sunkoshi and two at Mailchaur-based quarantine facilities.
Also, on Friday, 15 more females have come in contact from Kuwait to return to Nepal, said DSP Madav Prasad Kafle.