KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the government to work on a war-footing to ensure adequate supply of skilled human resources and necessary equipment to tackle the possible threat of coronavirus outbreak in the country.

DADHELDHURA, March 15: Authorities in Dadheldhura have set up isolations wards in two different hospitals in the district amid possible threat of COVID-19 outbreak.

POKHARA, March 5: Health workers in Pokhara have reported the lack of infrastructures to prevent the possible spread of coronavirus. Being a tourist city, Pokhara is considered a sensitive zone for the contagious diseases. According to health workers, isolation wards need to be set up as a precautionary measure, but there are not enough isolation wards.

BIRATNAGAR, Feb 6: The Province 1 government has decided to set up isolation wards in six hospitals of the region.