Nepal

Focused COVID-19 Media Monitoring, Nepal (August 19, 2021)

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Situation Report
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EMERGING THEME(S)

  • Nepal reported 2,613 new COVID-19 cases, 42 deaths on August 18; Biratnagar hospitals overrun with COVID-19 patients; Surkhet District Land Revenue Office suspends all but essential services for 2 weeks starting August 18 as staff contract COVID-19

  • People made to pay exorbitant prices (17 times the ceiling price) for drug used to treat critical cases of COVID-19

RECURRING THEME(S)

  • COVID-19 Crisis Management Center has approved working procedure of smart lockdown