February 4, 2020 10:31 AM NPT
MAHOTTARI, Feb 4: In order to check possible outbreak of coronavirus infection, health desks have been set up in 11 different places in Mahottari along the Indian border.
According to the Mahottari District Health Office, people entering through the border checkpoints would be screened to confirm whether the entrants have coronavirus infection.
Health desks have come into operation in Khairabani, Raghunathpur, Samsi, Pokharbhinda, Itaharwakatti, Katti, Sisawakataiya, Bathanaha, Maruwahi, Bhiththamor and Matihani along the border of Nepal and India, shared senior health administrator Nagendra Prasad Chaudhary.
In line with the directive of the Ministry of Health and Population, health desks were set up in the areas in coordination with the concerned district administration office, he shared.
Each desk has been equipped with instruments and human resource.