Kathmandu: A search has been intensified for finding out the foreign-returnee people in Parbat district while 182 such people have already been placed under home quarantine.
Chief District Officer, Kalpana Ghimire Nepal, said a search is underway at all the seven local levels and 61 local wards in the district to identify the foreign-returnees who arrived since March 14 till date.
According to her, 182 foreign-returnees, including 15 in Mahashila rural municipality, 38 in Bihadi rural municipality, 39 in Kushma municipality, 10 in Modi rural municipality, 29 in Jaljala rural municipality and 61 in Phalebas municipality, have come into contact so far.
A majority of them have returned from India followed by South Korea, Britain, Japan, Belgium, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Oman, and South Africa.
Chief District Officer Nepal said although no symptoms of coronavirus have been seen in the foreign-returnees so far, they have been urged to stay inside the home.
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