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Sandhikharka Municipality halts services amid COVID


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2022 Jan 18, 8:21, Argakhachi
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Sandhikharka Municipality has closed down services for five days after 16 employees including Mayor contracted COVID.

The municipality office stopped service delivery except for essential ones when Mayor Kamal Prasad Bhusal and a dozen of employees confirmed positive for coronavirus, according to Chief executive officer, Narayan Aryal.

Amidst this rapid spread of coronavirus, the municipality's health section conducted antigen tests among 57 persons on Monday. Out of 17 employees at the municipality, 15 were found infected, said health section chief, Purna Prasad Parajuli.

The municipality issued a notice informing people about the closure of the municipality office citing the spread of coronavirus. Chief administrative officer Aryal further said people were urged to adopt safety protocols.

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