Municipality distributes face masks and medicines to prevent COVID-19

26, Mar 2020 | nepaltraveller.com

Chautara Sangachokgadhi Municipality distributed 12,200 units of face masks to the municipality denizens

The Chautara Sangachokgadhi Municipality has started distributing face masks free of cost to the municipality residents to keep coronavirus pandemic at bay. It distributed 12,200 units of face masks on Wednesday. It distributed 1,000 units of face mask at Ward No 8, 2,000 units at Ward No 5 and 200 each at 11 health institutions in the municipality. The municipality purchased the face masks and distributed them to its residents following a shortage of masks in the market.

"We distributed face masks to the municipality denizens as a precaution against this COVID-19 pandemic which is spreading globally," said Mayor Aman Singh Tamang.

Along with face masks, the municipality has also supplied essential medicines to all health posts in the municipality. The medicines were distributed in the coordination of the Municipality Health Section. Similarly, the municipality has urged the municipality residents not to go out of their homes unnecessarily and hold gatherings. It has also urged citizens entering the municipality from outside to mandatorily wear face masks.

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