A 10-bed isolation center has been established considering the increased risk of COVID-19 infection. The center has been set up in the new building of the district hospital.
Considering the increasing number of coronavirus infections in the district that neighbors India, an isolation center has been prepared for the management of the infected, said Information Officer of District Hospital Baitadi, Harish Pant.
Separate isolation facilities have been prepared for men and women in the center. Isolation was established with the collaboration of Dasharathchand Municipality and the hospital.
Similarly, a four-bed isolation center with an ICU facility has also been set up in the district hospital. Chief District Officer of Baitadi, Suresh Panthi, said that the isolation center was constructed as per the decision of the District Disaster Management Committee meeting.
The committee also decided to establish a COVID fund of five hundred thousand rupees to build a holding center, quarantine, vaccinate the people who have missed the vaccination, to run an ambulance service among others.