The District Administration Office in Siraha has closed all of its services except security for a week, reasoning that its employees were infected with the coronavirus. Issuing a public notice today, Chief District Officer Pradip Raj Kandel informed that eight employees at the office tested positive for the coronavirus so far, so it decided to close the office.
He however said the office would continue emergency service as peace and security and complaint hearing. The office closure was adopted from today to contain the further spread of the deadly virus, CDO Kandel added.
He urged everyone to maintain social distancing, wear mask, wash hand with soap and water and use sanitizer.
Source: National News Agency Nepal