Janakpurdham, March 25:The Chief Minister of State-2, Lalbabu Raut has instructed the secretaries of the various ministries under the State-2 Government, to exhaust all efforts towards fighting back coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.The Chief Minister said this in a meeting held at his office here this morning. On the occasion, he also acquired information regarding the preparations done for prevention and control of coronavirus.
The meeting had discussed the policies required to be adopted in the coming days as well, said Atish Mishra, the Press Coordinator to the Chief Minister.Officiating Chief Secretary Narayan Dawadi and the secretaries at the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Social Development, among other state government officials were present in the meeting. Meanwhile, a committee has been constituted for the prevention and coronavirus pandemic in the State-2 Social Development Minister Nwal Kishor Saha is the coordinator of the committee which comprises representatives from various organisations.
The Social Development Ministry said a 50-bed quarantine facility each at Ayurveda Medical College Nagarain and at an unused building of Manipal Teaching Hospital Janakur and a 60-bed quarantine facility at Janaki Medical Teaching Hospital was being constructed in Dhanusha district. Siilarly, quarantne and isolation wards are also being set up in Birgunj, Dhangadhi of Siraha, Saptari and Rautahat districts, the meeting was informed. (RSS)