Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City office sealed off to curb spread of coronavirus
August 3, 2020 07:30 PM NPT
By: Arjun Oli
NEPALGUNJ, Aug 3: Nepalgunj Sub-metropolitan City office has been sealed off from Monday, hours after a local representative and some employees at the sub-metropolitan office tested positive for COVID-19.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the sub-metropolis, Om Bahadur Khadka, told Republica Online that the sub-metropolitan city office has been completely sealed off until further notice.
The decision of the sub-metropolis comes hours after 11 persons including a local representative diagnosed with coronavirus on Monday.
Banke district has been witnessing rising cases of coronavirus in recent weeks. The District Administration Office, Banke, issued a three-day prohibitory order across the district starting from Sunday to stop the spread of coronavirus. Nine persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.