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COVID cases shut down administration offices

2021 Aug 11, 12:48, Solukhumbu
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The District Administration Office, Solukhumbu has shut down all services from August 11 to August 17, 2021, after the employees contracted coronavirus.

According to the acting Chief District Officer Urmila Khatiwada, all services excluding security and semi-judicial cases are shutting down from Wednesday(August 11).

After two staffs of the citizenship section of the office tested positive for coronavirus, she said preparation was underway to carry out COVID-19 tests of other staffers.

Issuing a notice on Tuesday, the district administration has begged apology for the inconvenience caused to the service seekers due to the closure of public service delivery.

The office sources said that the risks of coronavirus transmission had also increased with the rise in the number of service seekers with the relaxation of the prohibitory order.

Acting CDO Khatiwada further informed that daily 15-20 people turned up to the office for obtaining citizenship certificates and the same number for obtaining passports.

Likewise, the services being delivered by the District Land Revenue Office have also been shut down. Issuing a notice on August 6, the office said that the public services have remained closed after two of the employees contracted the virus. The service would remain closed up to August 15, shared Land Revenue Officer Padma Aryal. 


Solukhumbu District Administration Office Covid coronavirus pandemic Service closed Solukhumbu district
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