State-1 Chief Minister Sherdhan Rai has said the state government was all set to set up isolation with 1,000 beds in the wake of growing cases of coronavirus.
Addressing a state level virtual meeting from his office on Thursday, CM Rai directed the subordinate bodies to prepare detailed information about the isolation in the state so that it would helpful to forward the process for materializing mega plan. He informed that the Ministry of Social Development has been tasked to set up the isolation. However, the health facilities would be established with the cooperation among local levels and private sectors.
Coordination among the local levels would be made stronger to prevent and control the spread of coronavirus and treat the COVID-19 patients.
Similarly, it was also informed in the meeting that State-1 government was tightening the security on the entry points like Pashupatinagar of Ilam, Rangeli of Morang, Tanganduwa and Gaurigunj of Jhapa and Bhantabari of Sunsari.