Tuesday 23rd April 2024
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गृहपृष्ठNepalChandragiri spends Rs 22.7 million on coronavirus prevention and treatment

Chandragiri spends Rs 22.7 million on coronavirus prevention and treatment


KATHMANDU: The Chandragiri municipality has spent Rs 22.7 million for the prevention, control and treatment of the coronavirus. Chandragiri, the main entry point to the Kathmandu Valley, has so far contributed the expenses towards quarantine construction, procurement of medical appliances and relief distribution.

Chandragiri municipality mayor Ghanashyam Giri shared that the expenses amounting over Rs 22.71 million were made for the prevention, control and treatment of COVID-19. The municipality has spent over Rs 16.43 million towards the distribution of relief to the poor and disadvantaged families, Rs 4.08 million for swab tests, medicine procurement, spray, publicity and ambulance service and Rs 2.2 million for quarantine construction and management. The municipality has constructed quarantine wards in different schools to accommodate those infected.

The Bagmati State had aided the municipality with Rs 1.2 million for the prevention, control and treatment of coronavirus and Rs 1.17 million to the municipality-level disaster management fund.

Four people in the municipality have lost their lives due to COVID-19 so far, he added. The municipality had been providing treatment to critically infected patients at the Armed Police Force Hospital Balambu and Manmohan Hospital Dahachowk.  Chandragiri is the biggest municipality in the Bagmati State with 15 wards.





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