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Syangja gears up against COVID's omicron variant

2022 Jan 12, 14:08, Syangja

The District Administration Office, Syangja has taken measures against the possibility of the spread of newly detected variant of COVID-19, Omicron in the district.

As the variant of the virus is taking its toll in neighbouring India, the district administration here has geared up preparedness for the prevention and containment of the infection.

A meeting of the District COVID Management Committee and the District Administration Office directed the people to follow recommended health protocols against COVID-19. The meeting held on Tuesday under the chair of Chief District Officer Raju Prasad Poudel urged people not to create public gathering with more than 25 people, and not to organize any kind of fairs.

The meeting also decided to make COVID-19 vaccination cards mandatory to receive public services and enter public places.

Moreover, as per the decision of the meeting, COVID-19 isolation facilities set up during the first and second wave of the pandemic are to be reconditioned, COVID- 19 tests and vaccination coverage is to be escalated, according to CDO Poudel.

The meeting has urged bodies concerned to keep hospitals and health institution-based isolation centers, oxygen plants, oxygen support systems, and ambulance services on standby in view of the probability of third wave of the pandemic.


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